Legislation

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  • 7 Nov 2016- 03:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare City Council this week began disconnecting water supply to thousands of residents in 20 suburbs due to non-payment of water bills. The council said residents of these suburbs owed it $331 million USD, according to Acting
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A delegation of the Pakistani government met this week with senior officials of the World Bank to discuss reports that India is considering revocation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty. In August, Pakistan formally referred disputes
  • 21 Sep 2016- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The city council of Zimabwe’s capital, Harare, will proceed to disconnect water for residents who have defaulted on water bills. The council will give 24 hours’ notice before disconnections according to a High Court ruling on September
  • 20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report HARARE The Zimbabwe Daily The Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa) makes it very difficult for local authorities to provide effective services due to their steep raw water prices, chairperson of the parliamentary portfolio committee on Local Government
  • 12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASVINGO, Zimbabwe The Masvingo City Council has started disconnecting water supply to government institutions as part of its effort to recover over $30 million USD in unpaid water bills. Masvingo town clerk Adolf Gusha told reporters last week that the
  • 1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUTARE, Zimbabwe The Mutare City Council last week launched a massive water disconnection campaign against debtors that it says owe $20 million USD in unpaid water bills. However, Zimbabwean media quoted residents as saying the campaign was pointless;
  • 16 Aug 2016- 08:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN Pakistan Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali told the country’s National Assembly on August 15th that India is not fully abiding by the provisions of the Indus Water Treaty. Ali said that India is constructing a
  • 4 Aug 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani government will turn to a court of arbitration to intervene in its dispute with India over that nation’s hydropower projects in the Kashmir region, power and water ministry officials said this week. “It would not be The
  • 2 Aug 2016- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Harare residents groups have announced plans to challenge the City Council’s water disconnection summons and property seizures for those with overdue water bills. The Combined Harare Residents' Association (CHRA) has said it is
  • 25 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe’s High Court ruled last week that arbitrary water disconnections without a court order, such as the measures employed by the Harare City Council against debtors, are unlawful. The ruling is the result of a lawsuit filed against
  • 18 Jul 2016- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has announced it will again turn to the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at The Hague to resolve its dispute with India over sharing the Indus River’s waters. Pakistani Minister of Defense, Water and Power Khawaja
  • 27 Jun 2016- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Harare City Council has carried out nearly 5,000 water disconnections of defaulting customers in the city’s western suburbs. Between May 23rd and June 10th, the city carried out 4,846 disconnections in Glen Norah, Dzivaresekwa,
  • 24 Jun 2016- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan A consortium of 16 banks, led by the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), has arranged a $953.3 million USD sukuk (Islamic bond) for the Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Project, currently being built in the Kashmir region. A signing ceremony
  • 21 Jun 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report HARARE NewsDay Zvimba Rural District Council (ZRDC) has taken the City of Harare to the High Court demanding over $6,4 million for water drawn from Manyame River and treated at Morton Jaffray water works for distribution among city residents. Access
  • 19 Apr 2016- 07:02 by Local Press Report HARARE The Herald Directors of mining companies that pollute and degrade the environment face up to 20 years imprisonment if proposals by Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa are passed into law. In developments that campaigners say are a victory for the

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