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  1. Ethiopia Dam Threatens Kenya Food Supplies

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Falling water levels in Lake Turkana due to development of dams in Ethiopia are threatening food supplies in a part of Kenya where drought is already causing hunger, the non-governmental ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2017 - 10:27

  2. Uhuru Criticises Raila Over Itare Project

    13 Feb 2017- 08:37 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation President Uhuru Kenyatta has criticised ODM leader Raila Odinga over his opposition to the multi-million-shilling Itare Dam Water Supply Project in Nakuru and said that it will go on as planned ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2017 - 08:37

  3. Clean Water Key to Taming Communicable Diseases

    2 Feb 2017- 12:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard Kenya has once again found itself in the jaws of drought. Reports so far indicate that the worst affected are the arid and semi-arid areas of Turkana, Pokot, Baringo, Nyandarua and North Eastern ...

    Local Press Report - 02/02/2017 - 12:35

  4. Rice Farmers Lament Water Shortage

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Relief Web An acute rice shortage looms in the country due to lack of water in the giant Mwea irrigation scheme within Kirinyaga County. Farmers have prepared their farms but they can’t plant rice as water ...

    Local Press Report - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  5. P&G, World Vision to Improve Access in 12 Counties

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Business Daily Procter and Gamble (P&G) has partnered with World Vision in a Sh50 million project that will see 12 counties access clean drinking in efforts reduce to sickness and death. Access ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  6. Vendors Profit as Nairobi Rationing Continues

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation The Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company announced a rationing programme on January 1, citing low levels of water in the Ndakaini dam. Water vendors in the city are reaping huge profits by ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  7. Health officials fear drought might ignite cholera outbreak in Kisumu Read

    16 Jan 2017- 04:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KISUMU County Health Chief Officer Ojwang Lusi  has warned of a looming cholera outbreak in Kisumu as residents and livestock jostle for water due to a prolonged dry spell in the area that has reduced many ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2017 - 04:25

  8. Continuation of Fight Against Suspect State Projects

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News CORD leader Raila Odinga said yesterday that he will never be intimidated by the Jubilee administration regarding his stance against questionable projects; that he would continue to ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  9. AfDB Approves $391 Million for Kenya’s Water and Sanitation Plan

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $391 million USD to finance the Kenya Towns Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, which aims to improve water access, quality, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  10. ECOWAS, AMCOW Renew Ties for Sustainable Water Resources Management

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) have renewed ties to facilitate greater cooperation and collaboration in the effort to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  11. Controversial Tunnel ‘May Drain Murang’a Dry’ by 2035

    8 Nov 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Murang’a county could become dry by 2035 because of massive obstruction by the Northern Water Collector Tunnel, a new study indicates. Researchers say the state underestimated the county’s current ...

    Local Press Report - 11/08/2016 - 08:47

  12. Kenyan Opposition Leader Accuses Government of Fraud in Itare Dam Project

    7 Nov 2016- 03:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has accused the current government of forging documents to make it appear that it has support from local residents for the $332 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2016 - 03:06

  13. County Partners with KfW

    4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report HOMA BAY The Star The Homa Bay government is working with Germany’s KfW Development Bank to increase water supply from 3490 cubic metres to 6000 cubic metres. Governor Cyprian Awiti said the project, which will ...

    Local Press Report - 11/04/2016 - 12:39

  14. Kenya Ministry: Shortages Will Be a Thing of the Past

    26 Oct 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report ELDORET Hivisasa The Ministry of Water has said it's determined to ensure water shortage in Uasin Gishu County is addressed. According to Principal Secretary Fred Sigor, with the support of the World Bank and ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2016 - 08:34

  15. Major Projects Announced for Arid Regions in Kenya

    18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Mega water projects will be launched in arid counties to the tune of more than Sh100 billion in a bid to alleviate perennial shortages. According to Deputy President William Ruto, the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2016 - 09:31

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