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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 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

  3. 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

  4. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  5. 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

  6. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  7. Malawi to Build New Water Facility for Chitipa

    22 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi’s Northern Region Water Board (NRWB) has announced plans to build a new water facility to serve residents of the Chitipa District and surrounding areas. NRWB Public Relations Officer Ed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 08:58

  8. 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

  9. EU Announces $13 Million for Slum Upgrades in African Cities

    The European Union has approved an additional $13 million USD to rejuvenate slum upgrading programs in eight African countries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:43

  10. Healthy Ecosystems Key to Sustainable Development in Africa: UNEP

    African governments should prioritize interventions that promote healthy ecosystems, in order to reduce the mounting disease burden from air and water pollution and poor waste management, according to the United Nations Environment Program. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2013 - 10:19

  11. Malawi Government to Probe Surestream Oil Exploration Deal

    The Malawian government will investigate the award of an oil exploration license to UK-based Surestream Petroleum Limited last year, President Joyce Banda said on August 19. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:43

  12. African Countries Lose $5.5 Billion USD Per Year to Effects of Poor Sanitation

    30 Apr 2012- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Eighteen African countries are losing around $5.5 billion USD annually because of the health effects of poor sanitation, according to a new study from the World Bank’s Water and S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  13. African Development Bank Pledges $157 Million USD for Climate Change Mitigation in 2012

    9 Jan 2012- 19:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The African Development Bank (AfDB) expects to commit about $157 million USD to 31 projects in Africa this year. The funds will be used to enhance climate adaptation and mitigation by focusing on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:43

  14. Zambia Calls for Greater Cooperation Over Zambezi River Basin

    21 Feb 2011- 14:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent lusaKa, Zambia The Zambian government has called for closer cooperation among countries that share the Zambezi River Basin for efficient water use. Southern Province Permanent Secretary Gladys Kristafor said t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:43