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3 Nov 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
Environmental organisation WWF has released analysis of new water risk scenarios for 100 cities around the world.The city risk analysis, released on World Cities Day (31 October), includes scenarios in Beijing, Jakarta, Jaipur, Johannesburg, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Mecca and Rio de Janeiro, with almost half of the cities at risk being in China...
9 Jul 2020 RIYADH
Saudi Arabia has issued guidelines for the 1,000 or so pilgrims that will be allowed to perform the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca later this month, an experience that will be unlike any before because of the coronavirus pandemic.Pilgrims will be only be able to drink holy water from the Zamzam well in Mecca that is packaged in plastic bottles, and pebbles for casting away evil that are usually picked up by pilgrims along Hajj routes will be sterilized and bagged ahead of time.
16 Aug 2013 ABUJA
The federal government yesterday approved about N2.1 billion for water supply to Abuja Technology Village as well as the sum of N131 million for the design of engineering infrastructure and production of tender documents for the phase five of the three zones of Kyami District (A-C), Abuja. FCT minister Senator Bala Mohammed, who gave the hint while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, said that the two projects were approved following two separate memos he tendered before FEC...