Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 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
  • 25 Feb 2016- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) has distanced itself from the oil spill affecting water wells in Maili Nne area in Eldoret saying the affected areas are "too far" from its facilities. KPC Acting Managing Director Joe Sang said 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
  • 23 Jan 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WOTE, Kenya The Makueni County government is demanding that action be taken against companies that dump industrial waste into the Athi River. The county Executive for Water and Irrigation, Andrew Mulwa, said polluting industries must be compelled to
  • 19 Jan 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Francis Mwangangi, an MP representing Yatta constituency in Kenya’s Machakos County, last week called on the government to find a lasting solution to pollution in the Athi River. The Athi-Galana-Sabaki River is the second longest river in
  • 8 Dec 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Deputy Governor Waithaka Kirika and Mwangi Gichuki, leader of the majority party in Kenya’s Nyandarua County, want their region to receive compensation for the water supplied to Nairobi, Baringo and Nakuru counties from the Sasumua Dam. On
  • 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
  • 15 Jul 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya has developed a new five-year master plan for the water sector that aims to increase piped water supply and basic sanitation in major urban areas. Ministry of Water and Environment Principal Secretary James Teko Lopoyetum told an
  • 2 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The aging water, sanitation and transport infrastructure in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, will be overhauled as part of the country’s new Integrated Urban Master Plan 2014-2018, launched last week. Nairobi is crrently grappling with rapid
  • 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
  • 12 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya East African water equipment supplier Davis & Shirtliff has partnered with international chemical giant Dow Chemicals to launch an ultra-filtration water treatment technology in Kenya. Senior executives from the two companies