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  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - KIGALI - Local Press Report

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to announce a loan worth $85.7 million (Rwf73b) to the government of Rwanda, towards supporting construction of the country’s first public sewage syst

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - LILONGWE - Local Press Report

    Officials in Malawi have announced that Cholera cases in the country have reached over 500 with the number of deaths now reaching 8.

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - MINNEAPOLIS MN - Local Press Report

    Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co.

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - LONDON - Local Press Report

    UK Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd has called on water companies and farmers to cut the amount of pollution incidents harming England’s waters and for penalties to be made tougher, as th

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - BANGKOK - Local Press Report

    City Hall is speeding up its ambitious plans to prevent chronic flooding by building underground “water banks” and water retention areas.

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - GOZO - Local Press Report

    The Water Services Corporation will be investing €100 million on a number of water infrastructure projects, which include a ‘state of the art’ reverse osmosis in Gozo.

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    A project which aims to double the capacity of the Clanwilliam Dam in the Western Cape will not be able to proceed because of a lack of funding.

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - KYIV - Local Press Report

    The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) distributed 50 drip irrigation kits to small farmers in conflict-affected Donetsk and Luhansk regions on February 16. 2018.

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - CAIRO - Local Press Report

    Egypt understands the reasons for Ethiopia requesting a postponement of the trilateral ministerial meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) scheduled for late February, but hopes there

  • 20 Feb 2018 - 10:21 - JEDDAH - Local Press Report

    Social media have shared images of a white spot in the Red Sea at the Corniche, initiating a discussion on pollution and the fear of underwater destruction of life, Al-Madina reported.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 11:27 - EDINBURGH, Scotland - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    OOSKAnews invites readers to watch this video interview which we conducted recently with Dr John Matthews, Co-Founder and Secretariat Co-ordinator of the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA).

    Dr Matthews' conversation with David Duncan, OOSKAnews' Publisher was recorded as a follow-up to an "OOSKAnews Voices" Column authored by Matthews and published last month in which he relected in particular on the 23rd session of the conference of parties (COP23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The full article, headlined "Too Much Too Quickly, UNFCCC, COP23 and the Sharpening Mind" can be read HERE. The follow-up video interview explores these matters further, with focus on the past and future roadmaps for increasing recognition of the importance of adaptation in global climate considerations, and the place of water as a "connector" across climate change discourse. <--break->

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:32 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    A deluge of rain storms have reduced the risk of a drought in Iraq this summer but done little to allay concerns over the long term supply of water to the country.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - BAGHDAD - Local Press Report

    An Iraqi government delegation will visit Turkey to discuss the country’s water share amid environmental concerns over Turkey’s Ilisu Dam on the Tigris River.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    In his State of the Union address, the President once again called for stronger responses to global security crises and significant new investments in security along our southern border.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - LIBREVILLE - Local Press Report

    Gabon’s government said on Friday it had temporarily seized French environmental services group Veolia’s SEEG unit and intends to terminate its contract to distribute water and electricity in the C

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:32 - ADELAIDE SA - Local Press Report

    The Murray-Darling Basin Authority omitted evidence from a report on satellite monitoring technology that apparently showed water bought by taxpayers for environment purposes was being sucked up by

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - NDJAMENA - Local Press Report

    A foundation linked to Turkey’s top religious authority has opened a water station near capital N'djamena.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - MANILA - Local Press Report

    Ayala-led water distributor Manila Water Company Incorporated (Manila Water) continued its march into Asia by establishing a foothold in Thailand.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    The rapidly declining water levels threaten the livelihood of some two million Kenyans that depend on the rivers.

  • 19 Feb 2018 - 10:31 - CAPE TOWN - Local Press Report

    Coca-Cola has denied that they are meeting with the Water Crisis Coalition in Cape Town on Monday.


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