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  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium — Oil may drive Nigeria's economy, but insufficient investment in water resources and other infrastructure in the petroleum-rich Niger Delta threatens to destabilize Africa's most populous country and an important oil exporter
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In a nation where the tourist board advertises "13 months of sunshine," water is on everyone's mind. This year alone, flooding in the fertile Awash River valley damaged farms and forced thousands of people from
  • 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 FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Concord Times (Sierra Leone)-The general manager of the Sierra Leone Water Company (SALWACO) is being called to account for a total of some $850,000 USD in funds that he is accused of misappropriating. At a press conference last week,
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON (OOSKAnews)- Expect the Qataris to be back. Although the Qatar Investment Authority's consortium lost in its bid to acquire Thames Water, the tiny Middle Eastern emirate still has the money and the will to buy other public water and sewer
  • 16 Oct 2006- 09:26 by Local Press Report Mena Report- United Arab Emirates-based Metito has won a $2.3 million-plus contract to construct a desalination plant in Port Sudan, on Sudan's Red Sea coast. Metito plans to complete the plant within seven months. Under terms of the contract, the
  • 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