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  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt —Africa's water crisis could be hitting new problems soon, as Egypt and Ethiopia say the Nile Treaty is defunct. Based on historical agreements, in which all riparian states have agreed to a certain split of Nile water resources, East
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — The Jordanian Water & Irrigation Ministry is reviewing bids from five international consortiums for the contract to advise on the establishment of a new water regulator. The government has received funds from the
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report BUJUMBURA, Burundi UN Integrated Regional- Belgium has given Burundi a grant of some $12.6 million USD to support rural water supply, education and road construction projects. At least $2.5 million USD of the grant will go toward increasing water supply in
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda East African Business Week (Uganda)- Water ministers from throughout Africa gathered in Uganda to discuss the continent's water resources and development goals. The conference of African River and Lake Basin Organizations (R/LBOs) was
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The Star (South Africa)-Johannesburg is streamlining municipal services administration to improve delivery of water, sanitation, electricity and other service to the city's 3.2 million residents. Executive Mayor Amos Masondo,
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Herald- Ethiopia's Water Resources Ministry has drafted a law that would establish a centralized authority to manage the country's water basins. The new council would administer Abay, Aysha, Awash, Baro Akobo
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Concord Times (Sierra Leone)-The general manager of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) is being called to account for a total of some $850,000 USD in funds that he is accused of misappropriating. At a press conference last week,
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report LAGOS, Nigeria This Day (Nigeria)-The Nigerian government will commission a $2 million USD water bottling plant in the central Nigerian state of Nasarawa later this year. Daniel Ajigena, managing director of Nasarawa Investment and Property Development
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI This capital city of the United Arab Emirates is in a race against itself. Abu Dhabi's wastewater handling and treatment system is barely able to keep up with the daily volume of sewage and has been performing for
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON (OOSKAnews)- Expect the Qataris to be back. Although the Qatar Investment Authority's consortium lost in its bid to acquire Thames Water, the tiny Middle Eastern emirate still has the money and the will to buy other public water and sewer
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZIMBABWE, HARARE- Harare is facing a critical shortage of water after the sole supplier of purifying chemical, Zimbabwe Phosphate Industries Limited recently cut supplies to the embattled city council amid reports that the local authority and the
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sierra Leone, GRAFTON- The firstever borehole drilling for water in Sierra Leone has been carried out in this rural settlement about 15 miles east of the capital. Hundreds of villagers stood in a pouring rain for three hours to watch the drilling rig
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, KENDALA- A nonprofit organization has been providing drinking water to villagers in Iraq, using technology originally developed for the U.S. space program. Concern for Kids, based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in the United States, has been operating
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Canada, MONTREAL- The water treatment group of Groupe Laperriere & Verreault Inc. (GL&V) received a $16.1 million (USD) contract to provide seawater intake screening systems for a large water and power project in Ras Laffan, Qatar, the company
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Yonhap- Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction of South Korea is expanding its desalination projects this year to include a new research and development center for freshwater plant technology and water treatment in the United

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