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  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food
  • 6 Oct 2019- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ursula Mueller, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator at the United Nations has called on the international community to take immediate action to confront the "climate crisis&quot
  • 5 Oct 2019- 07:45 by Local Press Report BANGALE The Star Residents of Bangale division in Tana River want a conflict between Kamba and Somali communities resolved. Hostilities between the two communities have resulted in the loss of lives, property and livestock. The Kamba community in Kitui county
  • 9 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Intergovernmental Authority on Development An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new report released by the Intergovernmental
  • 9 Sep 2019- 05:35 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Reuters Thousands of people are being removed from Kenya’s largest forest, a senior official said on Thursday, in a controversial move aimed at saving the country’s most important “water tower”, which has been decimated by decades of corruption.
  • 21 Aug 2019- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Info LONDON, United Kingdom The government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced $22 Million USD in additional aid to provide assistance to vulnerable families in South Sudan. UK also committed to $60 Million USD in support for Zimbabwe in response to a United
  • 18 Aug 2019- 06:13 by Local Press Report KUTUS Kenya News Agency A bitter dispute has arisen between 33 families who were resettled at Ndomba village in 2015 and Kutus East Water supply project over a shared intake. The dispute has seen two family members arrested for interfering with the water
  • 13 Aug 2019- 04:53 by Local Press Report GLASGOW BBC News A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow if a bid to attract the event to the UK is successful, it has been announced. The UK and Italy have lodged a joint bid to host the 26th Conference of the Parties, known
  • 7 Aug 2019- 13:26 by TWD Staff BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is mobilizing a further $56 Million USD in emergency humanitarian funding to help people in the Horn of Africa, where prolonged drought is having devastating consequences on food availability and livelihoods. The additional
  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:12 by Local Press Report LONDON Food and Drink International British beverage giant, Diageo, is investing £180 million in renewables across its African sites in a move to make its breweries as carbon and water efficient as possible. The company’s largest environmental investment in a
  • 2 Aug 2019- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A new effort designed to raise awareness of the importance of water has been launched as part of a UK government Year of Green Action that aims to help people to connect with, protect and enhance nature. The  "Love Water"
  • 28 Jul 2019- 06:02 by TWD Staff OXFORD, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is once again in a drought that appears to be a new norm in the region, with more than 15 million people in need of urgent assistance in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia. The region, which hasn’t fully recovered from a drought in
  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:06 by Local Press Report MACHAKOS Hivisasa London Distillers Kenya Ltd has written to the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) opposing the proposed construction of the third phase of residential apartments by Greatwall Housing Development. LDK says the proposed
  • 17 Jul 2019- 12:18 by Local Press Report TIPTREE BBC News A jam factory that supplies the Queen has caused problems with water pressure on a newly-built neighbouring estate, families living there have claimed. People on the Nine Acres estate in Tiptree, Essex, said they were often unable to shower
  • 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 order to cope with urban WASH access. It is