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  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Uganda to Build $45 Million Multi-Purpose Dam

    14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish Internati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 11:16

  7. US Looks to Partner With Chinese Companies on DRC’s Inga III Dam

    20 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The US government is considering partnering with the Chinese state companies that are expected to win the contracts to construct the controversial $12 billion USD Inga III dam project in the Democrat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2014 - 10:11

  8. Lake Chad Basin Countries Draft "Water Charter"

    9 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The Lake Chad Basin Commission on December 6 presented a draft "Water Charter" to member countries for ratification by their respective parliaments. The draft came out of the 59th Se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2013 - 10:20

  9. 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

  10. DRC Open to More Investors in Inga Hydropower Project

    10 Oct 2013- 10:05 by Local Press Report KINSHASA Bloomberg The Democratic Republic of Congo is open to more investors joining three groups of companies bidding to construct the $12 billion Inga 3 hydropower project, Energy Minister Bruno Kapandji said. “ ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2013 - 10:31

  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. Oil Exploration Threatens Africa’s Oldest National Park: WWF

    5 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the continent’s oldest national park and a UN World Heritage Site, is under threat from wide-scale oil exploration and extracti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2013 - 10:00