Legislation

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  • 30 Oct 2018- 08:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan The Supreme Court of Pakistan supreme last week reinstated a ban on Indian television shows being shown in Pakistan in the latest twist in the countries’ water-sharing dispute. Pakistan Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar made his decision
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 29 Oct 2018- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Cape Town, South Africa South Africa’s Defence Department will be called upon to address the water crisis in the Vaal River system. In an October 23 Budget Policy Statement Finance Minister Tito Mboweni told the country’s parliament “Our immediate focus
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:15 by Local Press Report PRETORIA Moneyweb Environmental groups attempting to block a controversial coal mining project on a protected area in Mpumalanga headed to the Pretoria High Court last week. On day one of the hearing, the state got slapped down for its eleventh hour attempt
  • 24 Oct 2018- 06:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Strasbourg, France Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) backed changes to the EU Drinking Water Directive this week to improve the quality of drinking water and access to it as well as provide better information for consumers. The Parliament backed
  • 24 Oct 2018- 07:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WashINGTON, DC, United States Two weeks before the US mid-term elections, President Donald Trump's administration has taken a stand on a sensitive issue in the State of California: water allocation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Trump went on
  • 1 Nov 2018- 12:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden On the first anniversary of publication of the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace Report “A Matter of Survival”, OOSKAnews caught up with François Munger, Director of the Geneva Water Hub, which acts as Secretariat to the Panel.
  • 23 Oct 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable freshwater projects are required to deliver improved water security, create financial value and enhance the health of the world’s river
  • 21 Oct 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Troubled Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has reached a deal with Indonesian conglomerates Salim Group and Medco Group for a capital injection of up to $384 Million USD in return fo a 60 percent stake in the company.
  • 20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The Citizen The national water department is under investigation for maladministration and unlawful expenditure, and is in a state of financial collapse. Parliamentary correspondents left a meeting of the portfolio committee on water and
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 18 Oct 2018- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, UK The Chief Executive of the UK Environment Agency has warned that surface water is the country’s biggest flood risk because of the reach of surface water; because people don’t think of it as a risk; because urban, often poorer communities are
  • 16 Oct 2018- 17:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent The Hague, Netherlands World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and US software billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates have launched a new initiative, the “Global Commission on Adaptation” (GCA) in a
  • 16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report KOBULETI OC Media A court in Georgia has ordered local authorities in Kobuleti to provide water and sewage connections to a Muslim boarding school. The local mayor’s office had argued they could not do so because of ‘objections from neighbours’ leading to
  • 16 Oct 2018- 09:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expanded on his election manifesto pledge to plant 10 billion trees in the country to counter climate change and to “change the weather patterns”. Water levels in Pakistan’s big cities has

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