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  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian government is moving to crack down on industries that are dumping pollutants into the Nile. Egyptian Minister of Water Resources MahmoudAbu Zeid has formed an ad hoc committee with the authority to inspect all industrial
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS, Belgium OOSKAnews — Mediterranean countries will be able to share data on waste and water management and environmental programs with a new web-based information system launched as part of the Short and Medium-Term Priority Environmental Action
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone —Water consumers in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, are still not out of the woods after two months of acute water shortage. Water supply has only returned to normal in October, officials of the state-run Guma Valley Water
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sierra Leone, KABALA — A $4 million USD loan to the Sierre Leone government from the Arab Bank for Economic Development will rehabilitate the water system for this remote township. When completed, it will be the first pipe-borne water to be provided in
  • 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 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
  • 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 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia- Saudi Arabia's water headache will soon become an IPO on the kingdom's stock exchange to inject billions of dollars into the newly privatized national company even as the country's water crisis continues to grow.
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho- A series of landmark corruption trials related to the massive Katse Dam project in Lesotho reaches a climax when the final matter comes to court at the end of October. All the trials have involved international companies tendering for
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone- After emerging from a three-month water crisis, government authorities have mapped out "urgent strategies" to ensure that there is enough water in the country's main dam in the upcoming dry season from November to

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