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  • 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 enhanced role in decision making, saying that 
  • 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, predicted temperature rises increase the
  • 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 commonly used antibiotics that are considered to
  • 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 and untreated sewage. The park is also
  • 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 decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 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 participated in the preparation of a
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, to water and the environment, and improve
  • 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
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Transport on Lake Victoria is set for a boost after the government started dredging the water body to ease vessel navigation. The project, which starts today, will also include eradication of water hyacinth and removal of sediments to
  • 18 Nov 2018- 14:04 by Local Press Report MOMBASA KBC Speaking during a media briefing at State House, on November 15, State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena said that Kenya lays great importance to the sustainable use of her oceans, seas, lakes, rivers and marine resources to spur greater economic
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project bought a hyacinth harvester at Sh80 million to clear the weed from the lake in 2015. Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration and Northern Corridor Development on
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Info MANAMA, Kenya UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added Kenya's Lake Turkana National Parks to its List of World Heritage in Danger, notably because of the impact of a dam on the site. The Parks site had been inscribed on the World Heritage List in
  • 10 May 2018- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SOLAI, Kenya At least 48 people have been confirmed dead and hundreds of families displaced after the walls of Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County, broke down on 9 May. The dam served a commercial rose farming operation in the region. Some bodies, washed
  • 9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report HOLA Daily Nation The number of people suspected to be infected with cholera in Tana River County has risen to 227, up from 218 last week as the county health personnel continue to investigate the source of infection. Health officers in Tana River County are
  • 9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment UN Environment is taking a stand against the ongoing threats, intimidation, harassment, and murder of environmental defenders around the world, with the launch of the UN Environmental Rights Initiative in Geneva today. By helping people

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