AllAfrica News: Oceans and Rivers

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Namibia:Dam Levels Up After Rains
[Namibian] Widespread rains over large parts of Namibia since late last week have resulted in a rise in the levels of Namibia's three largest dams.
02/15/2018 02:29 PM
Zimbabwe:9-Year-Old Girl Drowns While Bathing
[New Zimbabwe] A perennial water crisis at the defunct Kamativi Mine recently claimed the life of a nine-year-old school girl who drowned trying to bath in a local stream.
02/15/2018 10:51 AM
Zimbabwe:Fishing Nets Cost Harare U.S.$2 Million
[The Herald] Fishing nets blocking Harare's main water source, Lake Chivero's intake chambers, are set to cost the city $2 million through another complete shut-down of Morton Jaffray.
02/06/2018 11:05 AM
Africa:Will Egypt-Ethiopia-Sudan Diplomacy Placate Other Nile Countries?
[ISS] Leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met this week to restore cordial relations on the Nile River water after weeks of frosty ties between Egypt and Sudan. Tensions have simmered between the two for decades, and the meeting on the sidelines of the African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa sought to restore normalcy. 'Trilateral issues of mutual interest' were discussed, including ways of resolving the impasse over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.
02/05/2018 08:42 AM
Ethiopia:GERD - Fingerprint of a New Generation
[Ethiopian Herald] It has been almost quite a while since Ethiopia has begun grand construction on the grand Nile River. The country has been an outsider though it contributes over 85 percent to the river to which Grand Ethiopian Renascence Dam (GERD is expected to change the years of unfair utilization.
02/01/2018 04:08 PM
Ethiopia:Over 5000 Areas Around Watersheds to Be Conserved
[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resource announced that 5156 new areas around water shades are selected from all states for micro level conservation activities.
02/01/2018 04:15 PM
Africa:Sisi, Bashir, Desalegn Share Identical Point of View On Renaissance Dam
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Sudanese President Omar Al Bashir and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn stressed that they share an identical point of view concerning the Renaissance Dam.
01/30/2018 03:55 PM
Mauritius:First Fish Harvest From Floating Cages in Grand River South East
[Government of Mauritius] The first harvest of fish from floating cages was held yesterday at the Fisheries Post of Grand River South East in presence of the Minister of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fishing and Shipping, Mr Premdut Koonjoo.
01/24/2018 08:30 AM
Tanzania:Work Starts On Report About Coast
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Environment Management Council (Nemc) on Thursday set in motion the process of preparing the statutory report on the state of Mainland Tanzania's coast to ensure inshore, onshore and offshore economic and social activities do not damage the coastal and sea environment.
01/19/2018 08:55 AM
Egypt:Shoukry, Ethiopian Counterpart Discuss Faltering Dam Talks
[Egypt Online] Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu chaired on Wednesday 17/1/2018 the sixth session of Joint Higher Egyptian-Ethiopian committee at the ministerial level.
01/18/2018 03:52 PM