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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Presidents of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique Discuss Climate Change Solutions

    27 Apr 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The presidents of Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique met in the Malawian capital, Lilongwe, on April 25th to discuss ways to address the effects of climate change on the agricultural sector in sout ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:45

  4. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  5. Congolese Premier Says His Country Will Support Egyptian Position on Grand Renaissance Dam

    5 Feb 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Congolese Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo said this week that the Democratic Republic of the Congo will support fellow Nile Basin country Egypt's stance on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Da ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/05/2016 - 10:18

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. UK Oil Firm Agrees Not to Drill in Africa’s Oldest National Park: WWF

    11 Jun 2014- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom UK-based oil giant Soco International PLC announced this week that it will end its controversial operations in Africa’s oldest national park, the Virunga National Park in the Democratic ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/11/2014 - 10:09

  10. DRC, South Africa Sign Agreement for $12 Billion Congo River Project

    4 Nov 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Africa last week signed an agreement for a $12 billion USD hydropower project on the Congo River. Under the agreement, S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/04/2013 - 10:18

  11. WWF Files Complaint Against Soco International Over Oil Exploration in Virunga National Park

    7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International environmental NGO WWF on October 7 filed a complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) against British oil giant Soco International Plc. In ...

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

  12. SADC Nations Could Miss 2015 MDG Deadline Due to Inadequate Funding

    30 Aug 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ARUSHA, Tanzania Fourteen member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) may not meet the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on water and sanitation by the 2015 deadline due to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2014 - 10:57