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9 Mar 2021 DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania
Guest Article - His Excellency President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, fourth President of the Republic of Tanzania, writes as Chair of Global Water Partnership's Southern Africa - Africa Coordination Unit.
5 Dec 2019 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews produced the second panel discussion in this year’s series of aquaNOW Audiences 11 November at The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland. and the topic this time was "The Future Of Water Stewardship”.FULL VIDEO FOOTAGE OF THE AQUANOW AUDIENCE CAN BE FOUND HEREThe series is supported by "Scotland: The Hydro Nation"; Barry Greig, who leads for the Scottish Government on this initiative welcomed the studio audience and online viewers, describing the Hydro Nation’s ambition to maximize the value of water resources in both an economic and a non-economic sense while also supporting industry...
20 Nov 2019 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
OOSKAnews produced the second panel discussion in this year’s series of aquaNOW Audiences 11 November at The Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Scotland. and the topic this time was "The Future Of Water Stewardship”. FULL VIDEO FOOTAGE OF THE AQUANOW AUDIENCE CAN BE FOUND HEREThe series is supported by "Scotland: The Hydro Nation"; Barry Greig, who leads for the Scottish Government on this initiative welcomed the studio audience and online viewers, describing the Hydro Nation’s ambition to maximize the value of water resources in both an economic and a non-economic sense while also supporting industry...
16 Oct 2019 CAIRO, Egypt
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has said that he will meet with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Moscow, Russia, in the next step of stop-start negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).Egyptian state-owned media outlet Al-Ahram reported that in a televised talk El-Sisi also said that many of the statements made about the dam issue by social media users are "exaggerated...
28 Sep 2019 DAR ES SALAAM
The Tanzania government has signed an agreement for a grant with the World Bank amounting to $4.5 million (equivalent to Sh10.35 billion) to improve water supply through improved solar pumping systems. The project, under the Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPBRA), will be implemented in 165 villages...
8 Mar 2019 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
A controversial gold mine in northern Tanzania has been instructed to halt waste water pollution by March 30 or be shut down by the country’s government. Tanzania Mining Minister Doto Biteko said Acacia needs to stop contaminated water seeping from a waste storage dam at the North Mara mine to nearby communities in the country's north, saying "The life of even one Tanzanian is worth more than their gold mining activities...
11 Sep 2018 DAR ES SALAAM
The government has signed loan agreements worth over $800 Million USD with the World Bank to finance water and electricity projects in the country. Through the financing agreements, the World Bank will extend to the government $455 Million USD for the Tanzania Zambia Power Transmission Interconnector Project and $350 Million USD for Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program.
11 Sep 2018 DAR ES SALAAM
Tanzanian President John Magufuli on September 7 ordered the east African nation's environment watchdog to probe pollution allegations against Acacia Mining's North Mara Gold Mine, saying a previous report that cleared the mine was tampered with. For the past 10 years, residents in villages within the gold mine have been complaining that effluents released by Acacia Mining's North Mara Gold Mine were polluting water in Mara River and Tigite River, posing major health hazard to the residents.
19 Aug 2018 DAR ES SALAAM
Tanzanian police plan to arrest all the residents of a village in the country’s south after water pipes were destroyed by a mob. “They committed economic sabotage. The government has disbursed money, installed water pipes and they destroyed them! We cannot accept that,” regional commander Ulrich Matie said.
29 Jun 2018 DAR ES SALAAM
More that 3 million rural Tanzanians are targeted to be connected to safe water supply in new World Bank program approved this week. The $350 million Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation program will also see another four million people gaining access to improved sanitation, the World Bank said in a statement on Wednesday June 27.
20 Jun 2018 DAR ES SALAAM
Tanzania and Russia are expected to cooperate in managing forests and water resources. Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Susan Kolimba said the envisaged cooperation on conservation is the continuation of bilateral relations that exist between the two countries.
31 May 2018 DAR ES SALAAM
The share of water supply, sewerage and waste management sector to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has gone down by more than 50% over the last nine years. This means that despite implementation of several water projects in Tanzania, the rate of water access still falls far below what the population demands.