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  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - lusaKa, Zambia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — When African heads of state met in Beijing in November in a much-publicized effort by the Chinese government to strengthen ties in Africa, water was high on the agenda.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - united arab emirates, ABU DHABI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Several miles away from the federal capital of the U.A.E. — even before you can see the city's skyline — the sand dunes that border the highway become obscured by something else.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - MONROVIA, Liberia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Liberia's first postwar democratically elected government says it is striving to restore to country's public water supply system after a decade and half of civil conflict.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Water levels have risen significantly at Ndakaini Dam, the main water supply source for Nairobi.

    The increase could mean an end to the chronic water shortages in the Kenyan capital.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Dozens of water packaging companies have sprung up in Sierra Leone to meet consumer demand as state-owned water companies shut off supply.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The United Nations Development Program is providing $5 million USD for a project to construct water pans in Garissa District in Kenya's arid North Eastern Province.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH - Local Press Report

    — Jeddah's water supply will be increased from 630,000 cubic meters to over 1.3 million cubic meters per day in the next three years.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - ZIMBABWE, CHINHOYI - Local Press Report

    — Pump breakdowns at the Chinhoyi waterworks have led to severe shortages in the town over the past couple of weeks.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — The plan to build a dam at Sezibwa Falls in Uganda's Mukono district are threatened b a government decision to turn over part of neighboring Mabira Forest to sugarcane growers.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    — Al Naboodah Engineering Services will provide the infrastructure for Dubai's Al Barari development.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - ZIMBABWE, HARARE - Local Press Report

    — The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has made $150 million USD available for the first phase of the Zano irrigation project in Masvingo Province.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The African Development Bank has provided $7.5 million USD to Rift Valley Water Services Board for water infrastructure development.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - duBai, united arab emirates, Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Greek company SETE Technical Services S.A. has won the contract to develop a desalination plant at the Saudi King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - TEL AVIV, Israel - Local Press Report

    — Israel's Strauss-Elite Ltd. will invest $10 million USD in H2Q Water Technologies Ltd.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - DOHA, Qatar, Canada, FREDERICTON - Local Press Report

    — New Brunswick-based LuminUltra Technologies has awarded AQUA-tools of Paris the rights to distribute its products in Africa and the Middle East, as well as in Europe.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - DOHA, Qatar - Local Press Report

    — Qatar's Diar Real Estate Company is expected to issue tenders for a $70 million USD infrastructure contract for a tourist development in Tangier, Morocco by the end of this month.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - DOHA, Qatar - Local Press Report

    — Companies involved in the infrastructure market in Asia and the Middle East are gathering in the Qatari capital for the first Asian Showcase Exhibition.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - CAIRO, Egypt OOSKAnews - Local Press Report

    — The local council of Menouf, a city located 80 kilometers north of Cairo, said most of the villages around the city lack potable water, and what water is available does

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - nairoBi, Kenya - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The World Bank has invested $4.1 million USD in a project to stem upstream land degradation that results in heavy siltation in Lake Victoria.

  • 14 Jan 2007 - 23:20 - DOHA, Qatar, AMMAN, Jordan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Qatar's booming industry and population growth have forced the government to step up its water desalination and reuse plans.

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