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  • 9 Apr 2007- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates A new strategy devised by General Electric for the Middle East region will see the expansion of operations for local companies through joint ventures and two-way exchange of know-how. Jeffery Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE,
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc — Whoever thinks about how much water the world's poorest people can buy? Well, the World Bank Group does, and it estimates that what it calls the "Base of the Pyramid"- the 4 billion or so people who live in relative
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANA'A — While Yemeni tribes battle their way to water resources, international calls encouraging the government to regulate the sector are intensifying as a preventive measure to stop a water war. In densely populated cities like Taiz,
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — A giant water pumping station in Toshka is set to start operations. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gave the go-ahead to start operating the station in southern Egypt. Mubarak will also inaugurate the third branch of Sheikh Zayed Canal in
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government is working to secure funds the develop water infrastructure on the country's coast. The government is negotiating with the French Development Bank and the World Bank for a $429 million USD grant to fund the
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Five wter treatment plants started operating in the Upper Egyptian Governorate of Minya. Financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the five treatment plants are located in Bani Ghani village in Sammalut City, Al-Arrif Al
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Company are jointly investing $7 million USD for water projects in nine African countries. The beneficiaries include Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Angola,
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Al Bawaba — The country's per capita water consumption is among the highest in the world, and the government will have to take more steps to ensure that supply meets demand. UAE Minister for Environment and Water Mohammed
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report Tanzania, ARUSHA Arusha Times (Tanzania) — The Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sewerage Authority is developing new water sources to bring it closer to the goal of 100 percent safe water coverage in the city. The company is developing new gravity water sources
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, CHINHOYI The Herald (Zimbabwe) — Makonde district has finished a $1.22 million USD project to rehabilitate the water supply in the mining town of Mhangura. The project included rehabilitating a vandalized pipeline that carries water 59 kilometers
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Kenya's water sector got a boost with the announcement by key donors that they intend to increase financial and technical support to help the country develop its water infrastructure. Representatives from the World Bank.the African
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The World Bank is giving the Arab Water Council a $600,000 USD grant which will fund a water institute, among other projects. Arab Water Council Chairman and Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mahmoud Abu Zeid signed a
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT — The negotiations for the contract to build the Shuaiba North power and desalination plant is reaching its final phase, according to officials. A German/South Korean group, made up of Siemens and Doosan Heavy Industries &
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report MANAMA, Bahrain Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Bahrain's Ahli United Bank is providing $150 million USD in Islamic financing for the infrastructure at the Bahrain Bay Development. The funds will go toward water, cooling and waste management, as
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD — The government is launching a project to ensure the quality of drinking water in the country. The Ministry of Planning announced the project, which will establish mobile laboratories to monitor water quality, is expected to cost $ 430,000

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