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  • 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 million USD Itare Dam project in the Kuresoi
  • 14 Apr 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania has received $268 million USD from the Indian government for a project to transport water from Lake Victoria to at least four major towns in the Tabora Region that are facing water supply and access problems, incuding
  • 19 Dec 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KISUMU, Kenya The government of Kenya’s Kisumu County has issued $39 million USD in funding for the second phase of a major water restoration project. Kisumu residents have been grappling with water shortages since the early 1990s. The worst hit areas
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Homa Bay Governor Cyprian Awiti has promised to work with other counties bordering Lake Victoria to solve water shortage in Nyanza. Awiti said they will engage investors who can help improve water availability and sanitation in the counties.
  • 11 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government announced this week that it has started rehabilitation of the Embobut Forest, a major water catchment located in the northwestern part of the country. The announcement came after a number of illegal settlers were
  • 6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report HOMA The Star (Kenya) A shortage of clean drinking water has hit Homa Bay town. County health Executive Lawrence Oteng' said taps have run dry for the last three weeks. He said the situation has forced residents to use untreated water from Lake Victoria.
  • 22 Oct 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MWANZA, Tanzania Tanzania and Kenya this week signed an agreement to carry out a $110 million USD water supply project in the border towns of Sirari in Tanzania and Isebania in Kenya as part of the Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Phase II
  • 18 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda this week reaffirmed his country’s commitment to cooperate with neighboring Kenyan to protect and conserve the trans-boundary Mara River. “Tanzania and Kenya must join hands to conserve this
  • 28 Aug 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania Daily News The Ministry of Water will follow up to obtain more information and probably take action over some wells dug by the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA) that are reported not functioning as expected in some
  • 1 Aug 2011- 14:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Sustainable use of Nile water resources to expand irrigated farming will be a long-term, strategic intervention to combat hunger and malnutrition affecting 11 million people in the Horn of Africa. During their meeting in Nairobi last week,
  • 16 May 2011- 14:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Bilateral relations between Kenya and neighboring Tanzania are expected to be strengthened with the establishment of a Mara River cooperative framework to guide sustainable use of the river’s waters. The ministries of Water, Environment,
  • 11 Apr 2011- 12:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved a financing arrangement of $110 million USD to reinvigorate water and sanitation programs in 15 towns across East Africa, benefitting a total of some 575,000 people. Three towns have been
  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Nile Basin member states have pledged to scale up efforts to tackle receding water levels in Lake Victoria, as well as a host of other ecological threats such as invasive species and pollution that threaten the survival of the World's
  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Nile Basin member states have pledged to scale up efforts to tackle receding water levels in Lake Victoria, as well as a host of other ecological threats such as invasive species and pollution that threaten the survival of the World's
  • 20 Jan 2008- 23:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kenya, KISUMU — Kisumu is still experiencing water shortages, after pipes in the town were vandalized and Ministry of Water and Irrigation offices burned during post-election violence that rocked most parts of Kenya this month. Wth water office

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