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  1. Kenya Launches Lake Victoria Water Hyacinth Removal Operations

    18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Transport on Lake Victoria is set for a boost after the government started dredging the water body to ease vessel navigation. The project, which starts today, will also include eradication of w ...

    Local Press Report - 01/18/2019 - 11:06

  2. Efforts Commence To Conserve Vital Kenya River

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report SAMBURU The Star Counties from the Ewaso Nyiro basin have commenced dialogue on efforts to conserve the dwindling Ewaso Nyiro River following massive human activity along it. Residents from Laikipia, Samburu and Is ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  3. Nairobi Citizens Offered Reward To Turn In Water Cartels

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Kenyans Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko on Saturday offered city dwellers rewards for arresting water cartels and rogue Nairobi City County officials. Residents were promised a Ksh300,000 (approx. $2,900 USD) re ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:17

  4. Erik Solheim Resigns As UNEP Chief After Travel Expenses Audit; Joyce Myusa Steps Up As Acting Head

    27 Nov 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Executive Director of UN Environment (UNEP) has resigned after an audit of official travel by the UN’s Office of Internal Oversight Services criticized the agency for “a culture of scant reg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 09:00

  5. Kenya: Thwake Dam Receives $268 Million USD AfDB Loans

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Africanews The African Development Bank's Board of Directors has approved two loans worth €235.763 million for the completion of construction work on Thwake dam on Thwake River in southern Kenya. This ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  6. Kenya Looks To Develop Sustainable Water Resources

    18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MOMBASA KBC Speaking during a media briefing at State House, on November 15, State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said that Kenya lays great importance to the sustainable use of her oceans, seas, lakes, rivers and m ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2018 - 14:04

  7. Harvesting Machine Lies Idle As Hyacinth Weed Continues To Choke Lake Victoria

    3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project bought a hyacinth harvester at Sh80 million to clear the weed from the lake in 2015. Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2018 - 08:48

  8. Colonial-era "Water Grabbing" Policies Still Have Negative Impact On African Smallholders

    29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Sahar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2018 - 13:33

  9. Audit Reveals Contractor Corruption Around Five Lake Victoria Water Projects

    28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Business Daily Auditor-General Edward Ouko has unearthed the loss of Sh77 million on five water projects by the Lake Victoria South Water Services Board. In his report for the year ended June 2017 tabled in ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2018 - 06:45

  10. Wildlife Conservancy Official Attacked With Arrows Over Water Row

    16 Oct 2018- 13:15 by Local Press Report NAROK The Standard Conflict between the local community and a wildlife conservancy near the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve over lease agreement took a new turn yesterday after unknown assailants attacked the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/16/2018 - 13:15

  11. Kenya Ndakaini Dam: Benefit-sharing Mechanism Proposed In Nairobi City Dispute With Murang'a County

    10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/10/2018 - 08:25

  12. Kenya Mega Dam Procurement Dispute Resolved. UK Consortium's Contract Confirmed

    3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country& ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2018 - 10:26

  13. Kenya: New Solutions Sought For Mombasa County Water Shortage

    30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Daily Nation Mombasa County’s reliance on its neighbours for fresh drinking water has exposed the soft underbelly of the tourist haven. And its leadership has now appealed to the national government to inte ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2018 - 09:50

  14. 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

  15. 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

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