Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from Ndakaini Dam (also known as Thika Dam)
  • 1 Aug 2018- 07:58 by Local Press Report NAIROBI ESI Africa Kenya's Geothermal Development Company (GDC) will commence with the operation of drilling wells in Baringo County, in search of steam power. The company’s general manager in-charge of drilling and infrastructure, George Kinyanjui, said
  • 14 Mar 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Parts of the city will have reduced water supply all-week due to rehabilitation works at the Sasumua-Kabete water transmission pipeline in Aberdare forest. The exercise shall enhance water supply to the city. Access Innovation,
  • 22 Feb 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s long-delayed $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project will be launched in a matter of weeks, according to Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa. Authorities in Murang’a County, from which the water
  • 16 Dec 2015- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ghana is losing as much as 45 percent of its water through leaks, theft, and metering and billing inaccuracies, according to an official with the Ghana Water Company. Cephas Tetteh Oguah, the company’s chief manager for corporate planning
  • 18 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Chinese construction company contracted to build Kenya’s $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel has halted operations and relocated its employees, in compliance with a court order. Arik Karani, a communications officer with
  • 26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation to determine how some of the country’s water organizations have accumulated massive debts, and what has happened to funds they received from the national government. The debts were
  • 17 Jul 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Leaders in Kenya’s Murang’a County this week threatened to put a stop to construction work on the controversial $74 million USD Northern Collector Tunnel unless the local population is allowed to access water from the project. Murang’a
  • 10 Apr 2015- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KWALE, Kenya Kenya Power has disconnected electricity supply to the water provider in the town of Kwale, in Kwale County, due to unpaid bills. As a result, the town’s residents have been without water supply for the past week. With dry taps, Kwale
  • 22 Jan 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A top official at the Athi Water Services Board (AWSB), a state corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, this week accused politicians of derailing a $74 million USD World Bank-funded project that would transport an
  • 12 Dec 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Water consumers in Kenya’s capital city will see water tariffs increase by up to 35 percent starting next February, if a proposal by the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) is approved. The NCWSC has proposed a tariff increase
  • 11 Dec 2014- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya John Mruttu, governor of Kenya’s Taita Taveta County, this week criticized the Coast Water Services Board and the World Bank over a water supply project in Voi District. The project, which received $1.1 million USD in World Bank funds, is
  • 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- 10:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Kenya Presidency Former President Mwai Kibaki has urged stakeholders in the water sector to develop local affordable and appropriate technologies in addressing the quest for universal water coverage in country. He said that homegrown solutions offer
  • 26 Aug 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government and donor partners on August 26th launched a new blueprint to eliminate water losses through illegal connections and leaking pipes. Senior officials said Kenya aims to achieve global targets on managing water loss

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