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  • 27 Jan 2015- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has raised the alarm over rapidly dropping water levels in Lake Turkana. The authority said last week that the lake’s levels had decreased by 30 percent in 2014, and they are
  • 14 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya is leading a multi-national humanitarian assistance program backed by UN agencies for civilians affected by the escalating crisis in South Sudan. Government officials said on January 13 that in addition to dispatching a group of
  • 2 Aug 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government, in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the Danish government, on July 31 launched a blueprint to promote conservation of the country’s wetlands. Kenya is home to wetlands that have been
  • A newly formed international coalition of agricultural, environmental and rural development organizations is calling for alliances between groups competing for diminishing water resources in order to sustain food production and restore degraded habitats.
  • 26 Sep 2011- 18:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium East African leaders and aid organizations struggling to help the more than 13 million people affected by drought are focusing on improved water management to prevent future calamities and stabilize the conflict-prone region. Along
  • 18 Jul 2011- 13:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, switzerland Millions of East Africans are facing devastating food shortages this year in what is shaping up to be the worst drought in decades. In Geneva, United Nations relief agencies have warned that as many as 10 million people in affected