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  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:33 - DODOMA - Local Press Report

    The deputy minister for water Jumaa Aweso has expressed his dismay at the delayed construction of the Same-Mwanga-Korogwe water supply project, saying that a joint meeting of all related stakeholde

  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:36 - GABARONE - Local Press Report

    Government has secured a World Bank loan worth P1.4 billion to improve water supply in some areas.

  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:43 - NAIVASHA - Local Press Report

    The construction of the proposed Malewa Dam hangs in the balance after an association said if built, it will cause "irrevocable damage to Lake Naivasha".

  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:24 - ZAGREB - Local Press Report

    Croatia's southern town of Imotski has signed a contract for an EU grant of 162 million kuna it will use to co-finance a 289 million kuna ($43 million/39 million euro) water supply and wastewater p

  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:30 - PARALIMNI - Local Press Report

    Environmental NGOs have expressed concern over the uncontrolled draining of Paralimni lake, one of Cyprus’ most important wetlands.

  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:34 - BISHKEK - Local Press Report

    The Federal Foreign Office of Germany has launched Green Central Asia, a regional initiative on climate and security in Central Asia and Afghanistan.

  • 29 Jan 2020 - 05:40 - ZAGREB - Local Press Report

    Warnings of deadly superbugs in Croatia’s biggest river raise serious questions about antibiotic pollution from drug production.

  • 28 Jan 2020 - 08:48 - LONDON, United Kingdom - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from Standard Chartered Bank.

  • 28 Jan 2020 - 08:41 - HARARE, Zimbabwe - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    Harare city council has suspended three senior water engineers involved in waste water treatment, distribution, and production as well as the chief chemist dlue to “delinquency and allegations of misconduct”, following a report that up to 3 million people in Harare may have been exposed to dangerous toxins that have been found in algae in the Zimbabwe capital's reservoirs.

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 11:19 - NEW YORK NY, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Haiti reached the milestone this week of an entire year free from any new cases of deadly waterborne disease cholera following a nine-year long outbreak in the country that affected over 820,00 people and killed close to 10,000.

    Marking the milestone, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that the UN deeply regretted “the loss of life and suffering caused” by the epidemic, which began in October 2010, and is widely believed to have been imported by UN peacekeepers.

    Further OOSKAnews Coverage of Cholera (747 articles)

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:03 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS are more prevalent in the drinking water of dozens of US cities, with new findings confirming that exposure to the "forever chemicals" has been previously underestimated both by the Environmental Protection Agency and environmental researchers.

    More OOSKAnews Coverage Of PFAS Contamination (33 Articles)

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:32 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for water crisis victims to sue state and local government officials in Flint, Mich.

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:28 - CHANDIGARH - Local Press Report

    An all-party meeting chaired by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded reassessment of water availability in the state and said the Centre should ensure that the state's

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:29 - SANTIAGO - Local Press Report

    Global demand for lithium is expected to triple in six years.

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:30 - BUDAPEST - Local Press Report

    At Püspökszilágy, a small settlement nestled in the Cserhát Hills of in northern Hungary with just under 900 inhabitants, sudden, intense precipitation events cause flash-flooding every two to five

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:31 - ISLAMABAD - Local Press Report

    Parliamentarians and experts underscored here on Thursday the need to open diplomatic channels to address water management issues concerning Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 10:33 - KARACHI - Local Press Report

    Spelling out the priorities of the provincial government in a meeting with a World Bank (WB) delegation, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah claimed that he had given equal attention to the de

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 09:28 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - Staff - Water Diplomat

    New research launched on January 21 from World Resources Institute (WRI) has found that securing clean and available water for all by 2030 is achievable and might cost as little as $0.29 USD per person per day from 2015 through 2030. This amounts to about 1 percent of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 08:45 - WASHINGTON DC, United States - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    United States President Donald Trump has elaborated on his government's plan to roll back federal protections of water resources, telling the American Farm Bureau Federation 19 January that new water supply rules would “protect the water rights of American farmers and ranchers".

  • 26 Jan 2020 - 08:54 - NAIVASHA, Kenya - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Women water leaders from Nile Basin countries have called for “more inclusive decision making” in order to mitigate and manage water-related challenges in the region and have called for an enhanced role in decision making, saying that "Evidence from water cooperation and peacebuilding efforts throughout the world has demonstrated that women play an essential role in the provision, management, and safeguarding of water as well as ensuring a more durable peace".


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