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  1. Amnesty International Calls For Halt To Construction Of Lesotho Dam

    24 Feb 2020- 07:46 by Staff- Water Diplomat MASERU, Lesotho NGO Amnesty International has called for a halt to the construction of the Polihali Dam in Lesotho, at least until local communities in the Mokhotlong district have been properly consulted and co ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:13

  2. South Africa: Lesotho Highlands Water Project Accused Of Bullying Local Communities

    5 Feb 2020- 04:56 by Local Press Report MASERU Eyewitness News A Lesotho NGO is going after the Lesotho Highlands Water Project for allegedly bullying communities in Mokhotlong. Residents in the district where phase two of the project, the Polihali Dam, i ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  3. World Bank Funds Phase II Of Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project

    24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/24/2019 - 09:33

  4. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  5. SADC Summit to Look at Water, Energy and Infrastructure

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential mea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  6. EU Supports Lesotho's Climate Change Strategy

    3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The European Union (EU) is providing some $1 million USD to support dvelopment of Lesotho’s Climate Change Response Strategy, EU Ambassador to Lesotho Michael Doyle said this week. Lesotho Minis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2016 - 10:11

  7. SADC Models Equitable Trans-Boundary Water Resource Management: Official

    2 Aug 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) well-managed water systems agreements could provide a model of trans-bondary water resource sharing for other parts of Africa, SADC Senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:10

  8. South Africa Faces Major Water Deficit by 2025: Expert

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa will have a total national water deficit of 2.044 billion cubic liters by 2025, but the country has the potential to manage the shortages, a water expert told the Green ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  9. Metolong Authority Sets Social and Environmental Plan for Dam

    27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The Metolong Authority (MA), administrators of Lesotho’s newly commissioned Metolong Dam and Water Supply Program, say they have implemented a fully integrated environmental and social protecti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2016 - 10:08

  10. Graft Delays Polihali Dam Project in Lesotho

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Construction of the $1.8 billion USD Polihali Dam under the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is being held up by allegations of corruption. The reports of corruption, published in South A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  11. SADC Seeks Nearly $2.7 Billion in Drought Aid

    20 Jul 2016- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chair and Botswana President Ian Khama is expected to declare a regional disaster and appeal for international assistance by the end of this mon ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 11:00

  12. USAID, Partners Fund Water Management System in Southern Africa

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The US Agency for International Development (USAID), together with other development partners, has mobilized $2 million USD to set up an integrated water management system in southern Africa. U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 11:11

  13. Lesotho Government Urged to Review Compensation for Villagers Affected by Dam Projects

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Lesotho-based NGO the Transformation Resource Center (TRC) is calling on the government to revise its compensation package for villagers displaced by  construction of dams during Phases I and I ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  14. SADC Seeks Funding for Water, Agriculture, Energy Projects

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will pool their own financial resources and seek funding from development partners such as the World Bank, the Kuwait Fund for Aab Eco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  15. 41.4 Million Need Food Aid in Southern Africa

    21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Over 41.4 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, and 21 million require immediate assistance, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat. The figur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2016 - 10:22