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  1. Kenya Survey Explores Connections Between Droughts, Migration And Violence

    11 Sep 2018- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A nationwide survey of a sub-Saharan African country is being conducted to find connections between droughts, migration and violence. A team from the University of Utah, US in partnership with t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 06:40

  2. The Millions Behind Nairobi's "Potty" Wars

    6 Aug 2018- 06:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Nairobi witnessed a rare spectacle in May, when about 300 youths invaded toilets at OTC, Bus Station, Muthurwa and KPCU. An agitated operator at OTC shot in the air to flush them out. Health Policy ...

    Local Press Report - 08/06/2018 - 06:29

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. South Korea Supports Rural Nigeria Water Supply Initiative

    31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with tim ...

    Local Press Report - 05/31/2018 - 10:32

  6. Eastern Africa Floods Death Toll Almost 500. Food Shortages Predicted. Disease Warnings Issued

    29 May 2018- 17:26 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya Business Day Rainfall that has been twice the seasonal average in parts of eastern Africa has claimed almost 500 lives, forced thousands from their homes and damaged crops, raising the spectre of a repea ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:27

  7. Selfie Mishap: Kenyan Governor Feels "Baptized" After River Bridge Collapses

    20 May 2018- 07:23 by Local Press Report MACHAKOS Africanews A Kenyan county governor and the deputy of another county fell into a river on Friday morning. Machakos governor Alfred Mutua and Kisii Deputy Governor Joash Maangi were on Friday morning “fishe ...

    Local Press Report - 05/21/2018 - 13:00

  8. Kenya Senators Call For Dam Owner's Prosecution After 48 Killed In Breach Catastrophe

    16 May 2018- 12:09 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Capital FM The Senate Committee on National Security is calling for the immediate arrest of the Solai dam owner Mansukh Patel following the death of 48 people last week. The lawmakers have taken issue with ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2018 - 12:09

  9. Kenya: 47 Dead, Hundreds Displaced As Rift Valley Flower Farming Dam "Bursts"

    10 May 2018- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOLAI, Kenya At least 48 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds of families displaced after the walls of Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County, broke down on 9 May. The dam served a commercial rose farming o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  10. Kenyan Herders Tackle Drought With Grazing App

    7 May 2018- 09:20 by Local Press Report ARKAMANA Arab News During times of drought, herder Buchu Boru has to walk tens of kilometers in search of pasture for his animals — with no guarantee he will find it “Somebody tells you by word of mouth that there i ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2018 - 09:20

  11. Kenya Seeks To Tap Groundwater For Irrigation

    1 May 2018- 09:12 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Kenya's Ministry of Water and Irrigation is planning to initiate plans to tap underground water for large scale irrigation which will ensure food security in the country.  ...

    Local Press Report - 05/01/2018 - 09:12

  12. Puzzle of Ndakaini Dam’s Low Water Levels Despite Rainfall

    26 Apr 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The low water levels in Nairobi’s main water reservoir despite the heavy rains is puzzling. Residents and environmentalists have questioned if there was sabotage at Ndakaini Dam in Murang’a to ...

    Local Press Report - 04/26/2018 - 08:43

  13. Kenya: Tana River Cholera Outbreak

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report HOLA Daily Nation The number of people suspected to be infected with cholera in Tana River County has risen to 227, up from 218 last week as the county health personnel continue to investigate the source of infectio ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:59

  14. UN Environmental Rights Initiative Launches

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment UN Environment is taking a stand against the ongoing threats, intimidation, harassment, and murder of environmental defenders around the world, with the launch of the UN Environmental Rights I ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:52

  15. Kenya Meets with EU Re: "Water Tower" Aid Suspension

    4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation A team of experts drawn from the government and the European Union (EU) is holding talks with the aim of unlocking the Sh3.6 billion suspended aid meant to protect Kenya’s five water towers. The ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2018 - 11:02

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