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  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government is launching a new national irrigation and drainage policy that proposes a change in the way available water resources are used. The policy, now in the final drafting stages, will give direction on the development of
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Service providers and other players in Kenya's water industry will receive training in water management. The one-week "Water Demand Management Course" is to provide those involved in the water sector with knowledge and
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report washington BuaNews (South Africa) — The World Bank approved a $100 million USD loan to fund reforms in Morocco's water sector The Morocco Water Sector Development Policy Loan, is the first in a series of development policy loans aimed at implementing and
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — President Mwai Kibaki's government calls reforms in the water sector as one of its major achievements ahead of the general election expected to take place this December. A campaign spearheaded by the Office of Public Communication,
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — Uganda will host the 2008 Groundwater and Climate Conference to discuss the effects of climate on development of groundwater resources in Africa. The conference is an initiative of Uganda's Directorate of Water
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Addis Fortune (Ethiopia) — The Council of Ministers approved a plan to establish basin authorities and regulatory councils to harness more effectively the potential of Ethiopia's rivers. The plan would create authorities for eight
  • 30 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon — Lebanon's dilapidated water supply system is in dire need of modernization and expansion, but little has been done for decades because of more or less constant war, deeply rooted corruption at all levels, and inept governance by a
  • 30 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, BEIRUT, Lebanon-The Lebanese Council for Development and Reconstruction has shortlisted consultants for three contracts in the country's water and power sectors, officials said. The contracts are largely for
  • 30 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda — The National Water and Sewerage Corporation has advertised a new tender for rehabilitation of the Kampala sewerage system and Lake Victoria protection measures. The governments of Uganda and Germany will jointly fund the project, which
  • 23 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, CAIRO, Egypt — About 40,000 cubic meters of untreated sewage water from Minya governorate are being poured into the Nile River. "The Sewage Treatment Plant in Minya was established in 1960 and has become incapable of [handling] the
  • 23 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kenya, NAIROI — East African water ministers called for greater budgetary allocations for the water sector. At the African Ministers' Conference on Water meeting, water ministers from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Sudan said that for too
  • 23 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, CAIRO, Egypt, STOCKHOLM — The Egyptian Parliament approved a $35 million USD grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development for drinking water and sewage treatment projects, and urged the government to work on attracting more such
  • 23 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The Water Services Regulatory Board has confirmed Jacqueline Musyoki as the organization's new CEO. Musyoki had served in an acting capacity for the past six months. Observers said that, given her track record, the decision to
  • 16 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories — Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are expecting better water supply this summer — but still not enough. Since 1967, the Palestinians Territories have been receiving water from Israel, which provides one-fourth of
  • 16 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Eight prequalified international groups have been invited to submit proposals for a contract to manage Riyadh's water network. The Ministry of Electricity and Water and the National Water Company issued requests for proposals

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