Social Issues

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  • 4 Dec 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya River basin organizations from around the world pledged to share knowledge and experience on managing shared water resources in order to prevent conflicts over water during the first International Environment Forum for Basin Organizations,
  • 4 Mar 2014- 10:24 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Government of Ethiopia Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dewano Kedir and the President of Addis Ababa University (AAU), Dr. Admasu Tsegaye, signed on Friday (February 28) a cooperative framework agreement on the promotion of equitable
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • With 2.5 billion people still lacking access to basic sanitation services, the World Bank wants this “urgent issue” to be considered just as critical as the topic of this year’s Stockholm World Water Week: Water and Food Security.
  • 15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A World Bank mission has now finished discussing priorities for financing a silt monitoring project at Lake Nasser in southern Egypt, according to Egyptian water officials. "The mission has finished assessing the priorities of the
  • 23 Apr 2007- 10:08 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya UN Integrated Regional — Lake Victoria is in danger from municipal and industrial waste and other human activities. "Lake Victoria is a fragile ecosystem and the international community must now come to its aid since urbanization,
  • 16 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt is on the verge of water poverty but can overcome it by initiating new projects on the Nile River, according to the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mahmoud Abu Zeid. Although Egypt's share of the water of the Nile