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  1. Kenya: Rival Chinese Companies Bid For Turkana Dam Deal

    18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Business Daily The High Court has stopped the National Irrigation Board (NIB) from re-evaluating the tender for construction of a mega dam in Turkana County as ordered by the State procurement watchdog pend ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2018 - 05:29

  2. Kenya's Lake Turkana National Park Added To List of World Heritage Sites In Danger

    11 Jul 2018- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Info MANAMA, Kenya UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added Kenya's Lake Turkana National Parks to its List of World Heritage in Danger, notably because of the impact of a dam on the site. The Parks site had be ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/11/2018 - 13:29

  3. Climate Change, Ethiopian Development Threaten Lake Turkana: Report

    15 Oct 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Heightened industrial and agricultural development in Ethiopia, alongside the effects of climate change, is threatening the survival of Lake Turkana in Kenya, according to a new r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2015 - 10:17

  4. Kenyan Environment Authority Warns About Declining Levels in Lake Turkana

    27 Jan 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has raised the alarm over rapidly dropping water levels in Lake Turkana. The authority said last week that the lake’s levels had decrease ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2015 - 10:39

  5. Ethiopia’s Gibe III Dam Could Start Operating in June

    8 Jan 2015- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia’s controversial $1.8 billion USD Gilgel Gibe III hydropower project could begin generating electricity in June, and is expected to be fully operational in early 2016, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/08/2015 - 11:01

  6. Kenya Starts Rehabilitation of Embobut Forest Complex

    11 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government announced this week that it has started rehabilitation of the Embobut Forest, a major water catchment located in the northwestern part of the country. The announcement came ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/12/2014 - 11:12

  7. Northern Kenya Fears Development Could Pollute Water Reserves

    21 Oct 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Leaders in northern Kenya are calling on companies and investors that are moving into the region to take advantage of recent oil discoveries to set aside a slice of their capital to establish de ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2013 - 10:19

  8. Kenya, Ethiopia Hammering Out Agreement on Gibe III Dam

    18 Oct 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan and Ethiopian water ministries are moving toward an agreement concerning construction of Ethiopia’s controversial Gilgel Gibe III Dam project, according to regional director for the U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/18/2013 - 10:26

  9. Kenya’s County Governments Clash Over Water-Sharing Under Decentralized System

    9 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Conflict is brewing among some of Kenya’s newly created county governments over ownership of water resources and infrastructure. Some water service providers in the 47 counties could soon be forc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2013 - 11:58

  10. Kenya Announces Discovery of Major Groundwater Resources in Turkana Region; Government Plans More Groundwater Mapping

    16 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government on September 11 announced the discovery of major new groundwater resources in arid Turkana County. “An advanced survey of groundwater resources of northern and central Turk ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2013 - 10:02

  11. Kenya Launches Roadmap for Wetlands Management

    2 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Danish government, on July 31 launched a blueprint to promote conservation of the country’s wetlan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2013 - 10:00

  12. Kenya to Re-Engage Ethiopia Over Gibe Dams

    19 Jul 2013- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government pledged this week that it would start fresh bilateral talks with Ethiopia in a bid to end the dispute over construction of the Gibe dams. Environmental groups claim the dam ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2013 - 18:44

  13. Egypt to Create National Water Security Council

    12 Jun 2013- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will soon issue a decree creating a national water security council to deal with threats to Egypt’s share of water from the Nile, according to Bakinam al Sharqawi, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2013 - 09:55

  14. Ethiopia Releases Sudanese Rebels in a Bid to Prevent Attacks on Grand Renaissance Dam

    The Ethiopian government recently released rebel prisoners from the Benshangul People’s Liberation Movement (BPML), which operates from Sudan, as part of a peace process geared toward protecting the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam from attack, accordi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 14:08

  15. Ethiopia’s Gibe III Dam, Land Grabs Put 500,000 People at Risk: Survival International

    The controversial Gibe III Dam, which is set to begin operations next year, and land grabs in the Lower Omo Valley will leave 500,000 local people in Ethiopia and Kenya at risk of conflict and hunger, according to Survival International, a London-based or ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

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