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  1. Local Dispute Stalls Kenya Irrigation Projects

    29 Jul 2020- 12:42 by Local Press Report KABARNET The Standard Baringo County being 80 per cent arid and semi-arid, was allocated Sh31,963,811 to carry out various irrigation projects seven years ago. The projects were expected to cover a total of 1,075 a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:42

  2. Rising Lake Victoria Waters Increase Risk Of Human-Wildlife Conflict

    6 Jul 2020- 10:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Media Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is facing a big dilemma on whether to relocate hundreds of wildlife from Ndere Island National Park, as rising waters in Lake Victoria threaten the existence of th ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:52

  3. Lake Victoria Floods Force Displacement, Hamper Social Distancing Measures

    28 Apr 2020- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat KISUMU CITY, Kenya Heavy rains that have caused major flooding in and around Lake Victoria over the past two weeks have affected fisheries, restaurants, shops, homes and livelihoods in in Kenya and Uganda, with ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:53

  4. COVID Pandemic Jeopardises Africa SDGs

    16 Apr 2020- 05:40 by Local Press Report NAIROBI SciDevNet The continuing COVID-19 pandemic could make it difficult for Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an economist says. Ben McCarthy, an associate economic affairs officer at t ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2020 - 12:44

  5. Blessing Yourself With Sanitiser

    25 Mar 2020- 09:15 by Local Press Report NAIROBI National Post Hand sanitiser replaced holy water at Nairobi’s Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead. In Kenya, where there have been seven ...

    Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:15

  6. Solai Farm Dam Collapse: Kenya Prosecutor Appeals Dismissal Of Manslaughter Charges

    5 Feb 2020- 10:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIVASHA, Kenya Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has appealed a magistrate’s court's decision to acquit nine suspects who had been charged in causing the death of 48 people in May 2018 when ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:08

  7. Kenya Court Instructs Deputy Prez To Disconnect Illegal Water Points On His Farm

    3 Feb 2020- 07:52 by Local Press Report TAVETA The Standard Controversy over water access rights in a farm linked to Deputy President William Ruto in Taveta Sub-county has escalated after a court authorised the disconnection of any illegal water points.Ta ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:29

  8. Kenya's Melawa Dam May Cause "Irrevocable Damage" In Rift Valley

    29 Jan 2020- 05:43 by Local Press Report NAIVASHA The Star The construction of the proposed Malewa Dam hangs in the balance after an association said if built, it will cause "irrevocable damage to Lake Naivasha". Lake Naivasha Riparian Associati ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:44

  9. SDGs As Investment Opportunities

    28 Jan 2020- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:20

  10. Nile River Basin Women Leaders Demand Inclusive Decision Making

    26 Jan 2020- 08:54 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIVASHA, Kenya Women water leaders from Nile Basin countries have called for “more inclusive decision making” in order to mitigate and manage water-related challenges in the region and have called for an enhanc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:15

  11. Nile Basin Initiative HydroMet System Will Improve Water Resources Planning In Member States

    11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  12. Emissions Gap Report: Targets Won't Be Met

    2 Dec 2019- 08:59 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released its annual Emissions Gap Report, in advance of the annual United Nations climate conference in Madrid. According to scientific models, p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  13. Rural Somalia Communities Receive Climate Adaptation Funding

    26 Nov 2019- 14:45 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Global Environment Facility Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new $10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies. M ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2019 - 14:45

  14. Climate Change, Conflict, Displacement, Poverty Causing Africa Water Crises

    19 Nov 2019- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat OXFORD, United Kingdom Extreme weather, both too much and too little rain, conflict, displacement and poverty have caused crisis levels of hunger for as many as 18 million people across Africa. The climatic cond ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:29

  15. New Desal Plant For Kenya's Turkana County

    7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report LODWAR Construction Review Online The government of Kenya through the Turkana County Government is in talks with Almar Water Solutions, a Spanish provider of specialist expertise and solutions in water infrastructur ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 07:34

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