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  1. Five Myths Must Be Busted In Quest For Affordable Access To Clean Water

    17 Jul 2019- 05:40 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya A new policy brief from Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) examines population growth in sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and southeast Asia and posits some “myths” that will have to be de-bunked in o ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/17/2019 - 05:40

  2. World's Rivers Polluted By Antibiotics

    29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 comm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2019 - 08:14

  3. One Hundred Days To Save Lake Nakuru

    23 May 2019- 11:07 by Local Press Report RIFT VALLEY The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service has started a 100-day restoration of Lake Nakuru National Park. The park faces problems including pollution, human-wildlife conflict, farming, dumping of solid waste ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 11:07

  4. Eleven Pastoralists Die In Violent Dispute Over Watering Point

    14 May 2019- 12:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard, Kenya Eleven people died in North Horr Constituency in Marsabit County following conflict over watering point between Kenyan and Ethiopian herders. Local officials in Forole area on Monday sai ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2019 - 14:20

  5. Blacklisted China Company Wins Kenya Water Tender

    12 May 2019- 09:38 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Pulse Live In what is becoming a familiar trend in Kenya, a scandal in which a Chinese company blacklisted by six multilateral development banks (MDBs) was controversially awarded a $188 Million USD tender ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 05:53

  6. Climate Change Is Causing Depletion Of Kenya Water Resources

    10 May 2019- 07:16 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Xinhua Kenyan deputy president William Ruto on Wednesday said that climate change was to blame for shrinking water resources in the country. "Climate change is causing poor and delayed rainfall that in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/10/2019 - 07:16

  7. Hippo Poop Crisis

    8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poachi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/08/2019 - 08:06

  8. Smart Phone App To Improve Rainwater Harvesting In Africa

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment Program It is now possible to calculate the amount of rainwater that can be harvested from the roof of houses thanks to a new smart phone app developed by UN Environment and the United Nation ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  9. Kenya: Tullow Oil Must Pay CSR Price For Water; Risk Of Civil Unrest

    22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/22/2019 - 07:32

  10. Kenya Paid $5.35 Million USD For Unbuilt Dam Last Year

    8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report KITUI The Star The contractor of the stalled multimillion Umaa dam has been paid Sh536 million ($5.35 Million USD) even though construction has stopped. The contractor, Draft and Development Engineers, demanded to b ...

    Local Press Report - 04/08/2019 - 07:04

  11. US Pension Funds Look To Invest In Kenya Infrastructure

    1 Apr 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Capital FM (Kenya) The Kenya Pension Fund Investment Consortium (KEPFIC) is hosting 30 representatives of major U.S. pension and asset management funds on an initial mission to evaluate the investment potent ...

    Local Press Report - 04/01/2019 - 11:13

  12. Kenya: Water, Pasture Dispute Kills 29 In Isiolo And Garissa Counties

    28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report GARISSA KBC (Kenya) Garissa Governor Ali Korane now wants Interior CS Dr. Fred Matiang’i to intervene on the boundary dispute between Isiolo and Garissa Counties. Korane says the conflict has claimed an estimated 2 ...

    Local Press Report - 03/28/2019 - 09:13

  13. Google, UNEP Partnership Will Make Water Data Globally Accessible

    26 Mar 2019- 06:07 by Local Press Report NAIROBI 9 to 5 Google Water scarcity is widely considered to be the next major issue impacting the world over the coming years. One way to start tackling the problem is by getting a better understanding of current ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2019 - 05:37

  14. Development Banks Announce New Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation Investments.

    18 Mar 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced significant new investments in Africa for both climate adaptation and mitigation. The announcements came at March 14's  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2019 - 08:28

  15. Human Health In Dire Straits Without Urgent Action: UNEP

    15 Mar 2019- 09:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental damage to the planet is so extensive that people’s health will be increasingly threatened without immediate urgent action. More than 250 scientists from more than 70 countries have ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 09:52

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