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  • 26 Apr 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The low water levels in Nairobi’s main water reservoir despite the heavy rains is puzzling. Residents and environmentalists have questioned if there was sabotage at Ndakaini Dam in Murang’a to create an artificial water shortage in the
  • 31 Aug 2016- 05:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Increasing levels of pollution in rivers threaten the health and livelihoods of some 323 million people in Africa, Asia and Latin America, according to a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). The report, “ A
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Environment Ministry and private sector partners on March 9th launched a new program to restore the Athi River basin, which is being rapidly depleted due to industrial pollution and human encroachment. Cabinet Secretary for
  • 6 Nov 2014- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government and international environmental group WWF this week launched a new payment for environmental services program in Bomet County. The program aims to protect the Mara River. A number of small-scale tea cultivators and
  • 2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The new water law currently being considered in the Kenyan parliament would create the country’s first-ever National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA). The NWHSA, which would replace the National Water Conservation and
  • 17 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government is scaling up investments aimed at climate-proofing critical ecosystems, in order to halt desertification in the country, Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu said on June 17 during events to mark the World
  • 20 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government has started holding discussions with potential investors to initiate income-generating projects in the Tana River Delta.  Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources Judi Wakhungu said the 164,000
  • 11 Nov 2013- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Unregulated liquid waste disposal has worsened pollution in the Nairobi River as well as smaller water bodies near the Kenyan capital, exposing millions of people to communicable diseases, the government’s environmental watchdog warned
  • 18 Oct 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan and Ethiopian water ministries are moving toward an agreement concerning construction of Ethiopia’s controversial Gilgel Gibe III Dam project, according to regional director for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in
  • 7 Oct 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS Bloomberg Kenya will receive a 16.7 million-euro loan ($22.7 million) from Belgium to increase the supply of water in Elgeyo Marakwet County in the western Rift Valley. The money will pay to construct a dam on the Charama river, build a water