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  1. Water Shortages Increase Gender Inequality in Zimbabwe: Minister

    29 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe Worsening water shortages across the country, fueled by dwindling public sector financing, are exacerbating gender inequality, Water, Environment and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri warned l ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/29/2016 - 10:45

  2. UN Appeals for $7.73 Billion for Syrians, Host Communities in 2016

    13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2016 - 10:35

  3. Tanzania Maintaining Stance on Lake Malawi Ownership: Officials

    31 Jul 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi Tanzania will not change its stance on ownership of Lake Malawi, a Malawian news outlet reported this week, quoting unnamed “top officials” representing Tanzania in negotiations on the territo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2015 - 11:17

  4. Mediators Propose Water-Sharing Agreement Between Malawi, Tanzania on Disputed Lake

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Southern African Development Community (SADC) mediators have proposed a resource-sharing agreement between Malawi and Tanzania in order to resolve their dispute over Lake Malawi, saying econom ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 09:01

  5. WFP to Resume Assistance to Refugees in Kenya

    5 Jan 2015- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) will be able to continue distributing food rations, water and medicine to Somali and South Sudanese refugees living in Kenya, after international donor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/05/2015 - 10:21

  6. Malawian Legal Experts Say Lake Malawi Dispute Should Be Settled by Courts, Not Negotiators

    22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi A number of legal experts in Malawi are saying that the long-awaited resolution to the country’s border dispute with neighboring Tanzania should be settled in courts, not by political mediator ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2014 - 10:22

  7. UN: Eliminating Cholera in Haiti Requires “Urgent Interventions” in Water, Sanitation

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti With only 17 percent of the Haitian population having access to sanitation services and about half with access to safe drinking water, eliminating cholera from the country will be “impossi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  8. Armenian Environmentalists Protest Mining Conference

    27 Mar 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEREVAN, Armenia A group of environmental activists this week disrupted proceedings at a mining conference in the country’s capital, Yerevan, due to concerns about environmental damage associated with mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/02/2014 - 10:55

  9. Bangladesh Needs $5 Billion to Adapt to Climate Change: UN Official

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany Bangladesh, one of the nations expected to be most affected by climate change, will need to invest $5 billion USD over the next five years to adapt to current effects of climate change, according ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/13/2014 - 10:00

  10. IMF Approves $20 Million for Malawi

    22 Jan 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on January 17 approved $20 million USD in financial support to President Joyce Banda’s administration. The country’s government hopes this will be seen as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2014 - 10:17

  11. Europe Can Expect Worsening Droughts by 2100

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium European countries, particularly those in the southern regions, can expect more frequent and intense droughts by the end of the century, according to a new study carried out jointly by the Eu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2014 - 11:21

  12. Surestream Continues Oil Exploration Despite Malawi-Tanzania Lake Border Dispute

    20 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UK-based Petroleum company Surestream Ltd. is making progress in its exploration on the disputed Lake Malawi, according to local reports. A report aired on November 19 by Malawi’s prominent, p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/20/2013 - 10:00

  13. Malawi Prepares Response on Lake Border Dispute

    12 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The effort to resolve the long-standing border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania took a step forward last week when the Malawian government announced it was ready to provide mediators with a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2013 - 10:05

  14. Cuts in Donor Aid Threaten Malawi’s WASH Sector

    6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi’s already underfunded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector is taking a hit after some international donors announced cuts in aid. Following the recent revelation that over $280 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2013 - 10:08

  15. Increasing Water Prices in Europe Could Increase Efficiency

    30 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COPENHAGEN, Denmark Eliminating flat-fee water programs and charging for water based on volume used, would increase the overall price of water, but would also encourage more efficient behavior in both househol ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 09:14

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