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  • 12 Sep 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Fear has gripped residents of Turkana following reports that the Turkwel dam is about to spill over. An estimated 300,000 people living along the river basin are likely to be uprooted from their homes and millions of shillings worth of
  • 10 Feb 2019- 11:03 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Inter Press News Service In a new interview Siddharth Chatterjee, UN Resident Coordinator to Kenya, explains the importance of the "blue economy" in Africa and how Japan's technology, research and development capacities can help
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Biz Community Severely depressed uranium prices and the subsequent poor return for investors have had a hand in Peninsula Energy's decision to divest their interests in the Karoo Uranium Project (KUP). However, the Southern African Faith
  • 24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Mining.com The United Nations Environmental Programme released a report titled “Mine tailings storage: safety is no accident,” where the organization urges mining companies to put safety first and avoid erecting dams using methods that are known to
  • 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 fight corruption in Government and water
  • 25 Feb 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has distanced itself from the oil spill affecting water wells in Maili Nne area in Eldoret saying the affected areas are "too far" from its facilities. KPC Acting Managing Director Joe Sang said a
  • 2 Jul 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Nation The chair of Council of Governors Water, Natural Resources and Mining committee Mr Benjamin Cheboi this week called for reforms on the water policies that will improve water supply and sanitation. Mr Cheboi, who is Baringo County Governor
  • 14 Aug 2014- 09:29 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Health-e Residents of Emadamini, Extension 6 in Ermelo say they have had enough of the raw sewage that has been plaguing the area for years. Residents complain that raw sewage often spills out into the streets from under manholes and suspect that
  • 18 May 2012- 10:07 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN IOL News (South Africa) Water engineers are poised to up the treatment rate of overflowing acid mine drainage (AMD) in the Witwatersrand's western basin, an official said on Wednesday. “The first train is operational at the western basin,
  • 6 Jun 2011- 13:35 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN News24 (South Africa) Environmental organisations are critical of remarks by Professor Phillip Lloyd of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology suggesting that hydraulic fracturing as part of oil and gas exploration in the Karoo would not
  • 13 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report SOUTH AFRICA, CAPE TOWN Frost & Sullivan Mining companies' increased demand for energy and need to comply with regulatory regimes are driving the water and wastewater treatment equipment market in South Africa, according to a new analysis form
  • 23 Aug 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report SOUTH AFRICA, CAPE TOWN Cape Argus (South Africa) PetroSA oil company will run out of water at its Mossel Bay refinery by the end of October, potentially forcing temporary closure of the facility. The gas-to-liquid (GTL) refinery will run out of water within

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