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  1. Egypt Seeks Reinstatement in Nile Basin Initiative: Ethiopian Official

    5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2016 - 07:45

  2. No Conflict Between Egypt, Sudan Over Nile Water: Bashir

    27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt There is no conflict between Sudan and Egypt over water from the Nile River, Sudanese President Omar al Bashir said this week. In an interview with Sky News Arabia, Bashir said relations between t ...

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

  3. Zambian Government Provides Food, Water to Rwandan and Congolese Nationals Trapped in Churches

    26 Apr 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia’s Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) has started providing water and food to hundreds of Rwandan and Congolese nationals who have been forced to shelter in churches after Zamb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/26/2016 - 10:08

  4. UNICEF Seeks $2.8 Billion to Reach 43 Million Children

    28 Jan 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) this week issued an appeal for $2.8 billion USD to reach 43 million children around the world. The largest portion of the appeal-- $1.16 billion ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/28/2016 - 10:15

  5. African Countries Face Major Trans-Boundary Water Challenges: Report

    2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, E ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2015 - 22:10

  6. Sudan, Egypt Reaffirm Commitment to 1959 Nile Treaty

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 17:55

  7. Tanzanian Officials Call for “Mutual Understanding” to Make Best Use of Nile Waters

    9 Jun 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda last week called for consensus and “mutual understanding” among Nile Basin countries to make best use of the river’s resources. Speaking at the 23rd Annua ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2015 - 10:30

  8. Nile Basin Ministers Meet in Dodoma

    4 Jun 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Water ministers from Nile Basin member countries gathered in the Tanzanian city of Dodoma on June 4th for two days of talks on regional water projects and issues. The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 11:57

  9. Egypt-Ethiopia Ties Cannot Be at Expense of Other Nile Basin Countries: Minister

    15 Apr 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Developing ties between Egypt and Ethiopia cannot come at the expense of other Nile Basin states, Egyptian Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Hossam Moghazi said this week. Moghazi, who brief ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2015 - 20:56

  10. Egypt Attends Nile Basin Initiative for First Time Since 2010

    24 Feb 2015- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egyptian officials this weekend attended the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) meeting for the first time since 2010, when it began boycotting the intergovernmental partnership after five other ripar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/24/2015 - 09:36

  11. Rwandan Utility Goes After Defaulters

    7 Nov 2014- 10:09 by Local Press Report KIGALI The New Times The Water and Sanitation Corporation (Wasac) has launched an ambitious bid to recover more than Rwf240 million in unpaid water bills in Rwamagana, Gatsibo and Kayonza districts. The defaulters, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2014 - 10:09

  12. 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

  13. Rwandan Utility, Industries in Standoff Over Water Tariff Hikes

    8 Jul 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda A showdown is looming in Rwanda after the country’s manufacturers rejected a proposal by the Energy Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) to hike water tariffs for urban and industrial users. Com ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2014 - 11:13

  14. Tanzania Calls for Review of Nile Agreement

    23 Jun 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzanian Foreign Minister Bernard Membe has called for a review of the 2010 Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement, also know as the Entebbe Accord, in order to accommodate Egypt’s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/25/2014 - 11:50

  15. Tanzania Calls for Revision to Entebbe Agreement

    29 May 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Tanzanian government on May 26th called for revisions to the Entebbe Legal Framework Agreement on Nile water sharing. The agreement, signed in 2010 by six upstream Nile Basin countries, is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2014 - 10:09

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