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  1. Egypt Needs $2.8 Billion for New Wastewater Plants

    9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt needs $2.8 billion USD to finance construction of wastewater treatment plants in the coming years, President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said. Speaking at the inauguration of water and housing proje ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/09/2016 - 10:21

  2. Egypt Launches $550 Million National Sanitation Program

    28 Oct 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt has launched the first phase of its $550 million USD, World Bank-funded national sanitation program, Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly announced today (October 28th). The program aims to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/28/2015 - 11:06

  3. As Water Prices Rise, Cholera Spreads in South Sudan: Oxfam

    14 Jul 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan The worsening economic situation in South Sudan has driven up the price of clean water, contributing to the rapid spread of cholera in the capital, Juba, international humanitarian aid group ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2015 - 10:31

  4. Number of South Sudanese Refugees Growing; Programs at Risk Due to Lack of Funds: UN

    2 Jun 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland An increasing number of South Sudanese are fleeing their homes in Unity and Upper Nile states due to renewed heavy fighting and growing food insecurity, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UN ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/02/2015 - 10:31

  5. South Sudanese Refugee Leaders Allege Water Supply Poisoning Following Deaths at Ethiopian Camp

    17 Nov 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAMBELLA, Ethiopia Two people have died and 70 more have become seriously ill, apparently after drinking contaminated water, in the Kule camp in Ethiopia’s Gambella region. The campis home to almost 200,000 So ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/17/2014 - 10:11

  6. World Bank to Fund Infrastructure Projects in the Nile Basin: Official

    9 Oct 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The World Bank will finance a range of infrastructure projects in the Nile Basin region to promote sustainable development and foster cooperation among riparian states, Gustavo Saltiel, the bank& ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2014 - 10:23

  7. Nile Ministers Call for Renewed Dialogue on Use of Shared Waters

    7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2014 - 10:29

  8. China, UNEP Partner to Enhance Water, Food Security in Africa

    23 Jul 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya China’s Ministry of Science and Technology, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), plans to provide low-cost water conservation and irrigation technologies to 16 coun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2014 - 10:24

  9. Uganda to Build $45 Million Multi-Purpose Dam

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish Internati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:16

  10. Egypt Tenders Al Gabal Al Asfar Water Treatment Plant

    18 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater last week issued an international tender for the first phase of Al Gabal al Asfar water treatment plant project in Cairo. This phase ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2014 - 10:01

  11. Egypt Allocates Another $428 Million for Water Projects

    13 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government last week allocated an additional $428 million USD for water projects during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. “The additional funds are in line with the government plan to channe ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/13/2013 - 10:00

  12. Conversations with Water Leaders: Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager for Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA), on Water Resource Development in Africa and the Nile Basin

    11 Dec 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE Tenth in a series, “Conversations With Water Leaders,” conducted by OOSKAnews in association with  Singapore International Water Week. In this edition, Gustavo Saltiel, Program Manager, Cooperation i ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/12/2013 - 00:21

  13. Egypt Unveils $86 Million Wastewater Project in Fayyoum

    7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on August 4 unveiled an $86 million USD wastewater project in Egypt’s southern Fayyoum governorate. It involves digging a wastewater canal be ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2013 - 10:04