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  1. West African Countries to Create Regional Authority for Water, Electricity PPPs

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COTONOU, Benin Eight West African countries have agreed to create a regional authority to enable and regulate public-private partnerships in the fields of water and solar energy. The move was announced at the c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  2. West African Nations Urged to Collaborate on Water Management

    Countries in West Africa, one of the poorest regions in the world with weak governance and infrastructure, need to work together to manage water resources, according to Hama Arba Diallo, chair of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) for West Africa. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2013 - 09:14

  3. Islamic Bank Allocates Nearly $1 Billion USD for Water, Energy, Food Security in Africa, Central Asia

    The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has announced $912.8 million USD in funding for development projects in a number of member countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

  4. Ghanaians Protest Water Deal With Togo

    30 Apr 2012- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GHANA, ACCRA The water deal signed between Ghana and Togo earlier this month has spurred outcry among local residents, who say the government is giving away water while many Ghanaians go without it. “I live in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  5. UNICEF Urges Intensified Efforts to Fight Cholera in West and Central Africa

    18 Oct 2011- 09:51 by Local Press Report N’DJAMENA UN News The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling for an urgent increase in efforts to combat the spread of cholera in West and Central Africa. The agency said the outbreak is “one of the wor ...

    Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 22:44

  6. Turkish Project Provides Water for 350,000 in Africa

    8 Aug 2011- 16:00 by Local Press Report ANKARA Today’s Zaman (Turkey) Turkey has provided drinking water to some 350,000 people in Africa since 2005 under a State Waterworks Authority (DSI) project that worked to create wells and clean water sources in Et ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:49

  7. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    19 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, repres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  8. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    16 May 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a developm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  9. UN Official Urges More Help for Water, Sanitation in Poorest Nations

    18 Apr 2011- 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Leaders of the world’s poorest countries will gather in Istanbul in early May to call for additional aid and stronger economic ties with developed states to help ease their nations out of pov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  10. West African Countries Sign Volta Basin Charter

    4 Jan 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LOMO, Togo Six West African countries — Burkina Faso, Cote d'lvoire, Benin, Ghana, Mali and Togo — sent representatives to Lome on December 28 to sign the Volta River Basin Charter. A workshop was held in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 22:00