#9 STRATEGIES DEPLOYED IN RESOLVING WATER SHORTAGES IN ALGERIA

#9 STRATEGIES DEPLOYED IN RESOLVING WATER SHORTAGES IN ALGERIA

Algeria today, like the countries of the Mediterranean, is experiencing a water deficit caused by climatic changes that have greatly affected the natural cycles of precipitation. This has caused a shortage of rain, which has led to a significant decline in the water level of dams across the country, especially

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ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT ACKNOWLEDGE THAT LOCAL FIRM SAVE NATION BILLIONS

ZIMBABWE PRESIDENT ACKNOWLEDGE THAT LOCAL FIRM SAVE NATION BILLIONS

President Mnangangwa has acknowledge that hiring local construction firm has save the nation billions.

He made the statement while commissioning the Marovanyati Dam. According to him, US$1.3 billion on the ongoing construction of the Harare-Beitbridge Road has been saved due to local construction firm undertaking the project.

Quoting President Mnangangwa,

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GERD NEGOTIATIONS RESUME TODAY AFTER SEVEN DAYS BREAK

GERD NEGOTIATIONS RESUME TODAY AFTER SEVEN DAYS BREAK

All parties involved in the ongoing discussion about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will resume its negotiations after a seven days break.

The discussion which will be held in South Africa will see representative from all three nations (Egypt,  Ethiopia and Sudan) be in attendance as they plan to

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SA GOVT. ANNOUNCED DECLINE IN KWAZULU-NATAL WATER LEVELS

SA GOVT. ANNOUNCED DECLINE IN KWAZULU-NATAL WATER LEVELS

South Africa weekly dam level report has shown that there is a drop on the water level during the latest check.

According to the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), the water level at KwaZulu-Natal dam levels sit at 54.2% this week, which is a slight drop compared to last

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NIGERIA FEC APPROVE FUND FOR DAM & SECRETARIATS CONSTRUCTION

NIGERIA FEC APPROVE FUND FOR DAM & SECRETARIATS CONSTRUCTION

Nigeria Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total sum of N5.485 billion according to the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

The fund will be used in rehabilitation of Lower Usuma Dam in Abuja as well as the construction of federal secretariats which will be located in five

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KWAZUKU-NATAL DAMS ON A STEADY DECLINE IN SA

KWAZUKU-NATAL DAMS ON A STEADY DECLINE IN SA

The KwaZulu-Natal dams recently decline is posing as a serious problem for South Africa water distribution.

This is after a weekly dam levels report issued by the Department of Water and Sanitation in KwaZulu-Natal has shown a marginal decline of the province’s water levels from last week’s 58.5% to 58.0%

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CALLS FOR ETHIOPIANS IN DIASPORA TO SUPPORT GERD INTENSIFY

CALLS FOR ETHIOPIANS IN DIASPORA TO SUPPORT GERD INTENSIFY

In a bid to promote the much needed support for the dam, Ethiopian Diaspora Association has called on the diaspora to strengthen their support to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

The call was made by Ethiopian Diaspora Association Chief Executive Officer, Abraham Seyoum, who stated that the support can

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KENYA GOVT. SOUND WARNING AFTER TWO DAMS BECAME FULL

KENYA GOVT. SOUND WARNING AFTER TWO DAMS BECAME FULL

Kenya Governments has warn citizen to expect disaster after confirming two dams has reached it maximum capacity.

The dams in question are Masinga and Turkwel with the former having already exceeded its reservoir capacity to 1057.86 against its normal 1056.5 above the sea level.

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said

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SUDAN PM REVIEW PROGRESS ON RENAISSANCE DAM NEGOTIATION

SUDAN PM REVIEW PROGRESS ON RENAISSANCE DAM NEGOTIATION

After the agreement between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, Sudan PM review details with negotiating team

Over the past couple of months, all three-nation involved in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been in a serious negotiation over the dam construction. After the agreement during the last meeting held in united

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PRESIDENT WEAH BREAK GROUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW 48-INCH DIAMETER PIPELINE PROJECT

PRESIDENT WEAH BREAK GROUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF NEW 48-INCH DIAMETER PIPELINE PROJECT

President Weah breaks ground for construction of 48 inch diameter pipeline that will supply quality water to nearly one million residents of greater Monrovia.

Liberia President has break ground for the construction of 48 inch diameter pipeline. The project is aimed at migrating water challenges in the nation.

According to …

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PARLIAMENT SPEAKER ASK GOVT TO ABANDON DAM PROJECT IN UGANDA

PARLIAMENT SPEAKER ASK GOVT TO ABANDON DAM PROJECT IN UGANDA

Parliament speaker urge Government to abandon construction of Murchison Falls Dam

Uganda Speaker for Parliament has urge the Government to Abandon the proposed power dam construction. According to her, she is seeking assurance from the government. This will enable the Murchison Falls to be untouchable.

Early this month, a publication …

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UGANDA GOVERNMENT TO COMMISSION ISIMBA HYDROPOWER DAM

UGANDA GOVERNMENT TO COMMISSION ISIMBA HYDROPOWER DAM

President Kaguta Museveni will later today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam

Uganda Government will today commission the Isimba Hydropower Dam project. The 183MW Isimba Hydropower Dam will help address the shortage of power and also increase the nation capacity to 1000MW.

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GHANA TO CONSTRUCT 570 DAMS IN THREE NORTHERN REGIONS

GHANA TO CONSTRUCT 570 DAMS IN THREE NORTHERN REGIONS

Construction of 570 Dams to Improve Agriculture in Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announce the construction of  570 dams and 15 warehouses in the Ghanaian northern region. The dams are to aid agricultural development. The construction is also in line with the NPP Governments manifesto to improve community-owned and …

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TANZANIA’S $215M KIDUNDA WATER PROJECT TO BE INITIATED IN JULY

TANZANIA’S $215M KIDUNDA WATER PROJECT TO BE INITIATED IN JULY

Tanzania’s Kidunda dam water project to commence in july.

The long awaited Kidunda Dam water project in Morogoro Region in Tanzania will commence in july 2018. Negotiations between the Dar es Salaam water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) and the National Social Securtiy Fund (NSSF) are ongoing as the project is …

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ETHIOPIA TO CONTINUE WITH CONSTRUCTION OF RENAISSANCE DAM EVEN AFTER EGYPT WARNS

ETHIOPIA TO CONTINUE WITH CONSTRUCTION OF RENAISSANCE DAM EVEN AFTER EGYPT WARNS

Mr Beleke says Ethiopia does not need anyone’s permission to benefit from its natural resources.

Ethiopian minister of water, electricity and irrigation, Seleshi Bekele, after a meeting (between countries that share the Nile) which ended without an agreement, said despite warnings from Egypt it would continue with the construction of …

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CONTRACT FOR US$582m THAKWE MULTI-PURPOSE DAM HAVE BEEN SIGNED

CONTRACT FOR US$582m THAKWE MULTI-PURPOSE DAM HAVE BEEN SIGNED

Kenya Government signs US$582m contract for construction of Thakwe multi-purpose dam.

The county governments of Makueni and Kitui in Kenya have signed a US$582m contract with China Gezhouba Group Company to construct  the Thwake Multi-Purpose Dam.

Thakwe Dam which is currently the largest project of its kind in East Africa, …

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