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  • 5 Nov 2006 - 23:20 - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    —Water consumers in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, are still not out of the woods after two months of acute water shortage.

  • 5 Nov 2006 - 23:20 - CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    —The Egyptian government is giving Uganda an additional $4.5 million USD to eliminate water hyacinth from the source of the Nile in the next three years, extending the $13.9 million

  • 5 Nov 2006 - 23:20 - nairoBi, Kenya - Local Press Report

    — Kenya's water minister says the government's water sector reforms are on track to achieve the country's development goals and attract foreign investment.

  • 5 Nov 2006 - 23:20 - Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH - Local Press Report

    — Water distribution in the Jeddah and Makkah regions of Saudi Arabia has been turned over to the private sector.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - DAMASCUS, SYRIA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Syria's worsening water shortages are bringing it closer to conflict with Turkey to the north and Jordan to the south.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — In a nation where the tourist board advertises "13 months of sunshine," water is on everyone's mind.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — General Electric says it will be increasing its desalination business in the Middle East and Africa, citing increasing demand in the region.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - TEL AVIV, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — A consortium including Kardan subsidiary Tahal Group and Triple R Energy, is planning to construct a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at the Beit Shean Valley in

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - Saudi Arabia, Israel, JEDDAH, HADERA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — H2ID, a partnership of IDE Technologies and Housing and Construction, has won the tender for the establishment of a seawater desalination plant in a designated area within the

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - TEL AVIV, Israel, ANGOLA, LUANDA - Local Press Report

    -Anew Jordanian-Syrian dam could cut off the Jordan River's flow, an environmental group has warned.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    - Increased consumer demand, low water levels in Lake Victoria and frequent power outages have contributed to the water shortage in Kampala, according to the head of Kampala Water.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - KIGALI, Rwanda - Local Press Report

    - Uganda and Rwanda are working together to deal with the emerging threat from water hyacinth plants.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - Tanzania, ARUSHA - Local Press Report

    - Water levels in Lake Victoria have fallen in recent years, threatening the livelihoods of 30 million people in East Africa.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - TEL AVIV, Israel - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Mekorot, Israel's national water corporation, has established a technology support unit, WaTech, to serve as a platform for getting Israeli water-related startups onto the wave

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - washington, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — In a move to quell current humanitarian disaster in the South of Sudan, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has stepped up its investments in the region.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    - Palm District Cooling has received a $50 million USD Islamic finance facility from Dubai Islamic Bank to help finance the company's expansion.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - TORONTO, Canada - Local Press Report

    — Israel's national water carrier Mekorot has made a presentation to Canadian investors, academics, government authorities and water industry officials.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Two villagers have died and more than 200 fell sick from drinking sewage-contaminated water in the Egyptian governorate of Daqahliya, 120 kilometers north of Cairo.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - South Africa, TSHWANE - Local Press Report

    -South Africa's Ministry of Water Affairs and Forestry is evaluating the quality and distribution of drinking water throughout the country.

  • 29 Oct 2006 - 23:20 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    - Water resources are one of the United Arab Emirates' top priorities, according Environment and Water Minister Mohammad Saeed Al Kindi.

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