Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The World Bank has provided a grant of $1.15 million USD to assist communities' investment in water infrastructure and help the country reduce poverty and reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The grant is funded by the
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The rise in water levels in Lake Victoria is expected to reinvigorate economic and water supply activities in the area. The World Bank leads a host of institutions that are committing substantial amounts of
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Normal operations have resumed at Kenya Petroleum Refineries' Mombasa plant following the successful repair of the broken Mzima pipeline at Taru by the Coast Water and Sewerage Company. The refinery is a vital lifeline to Eastern
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Titanium mining in Kenya's Coast Province may threaten the underground water supply and pipes connected to it. The National Environmental Management Authority says the mining project could not only make the water difficult to treat,
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, Qatar, RAS LAFFAN — The fifth and final Dams and Development Project forum presented a compendium of practical tools to help countries in decision-making, planning and management of dams. The workshop, held in the Kenyan capital, is a
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya —A revised version of the Nile Treaty is being drawn up by Nile Basin Initiative countries, and Kenya's farmers say it can't come soon enough. Kenyan Water and Irrigation Minister Mutua Katuku has said a revised agreement on use
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian government and the World Bank decided not to tender the feasibility study for the Red Sea-Dead Sea conveyor project in 2006. The first new date feasible for the study of the estimated $800 million USD
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company has awarded tenders worth $7.1 million USD for drilling of five boreholes in the city's suburbs. The tenders were awarded to two leading private sector firms that are involved in
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, South Africa, TSHWANE — A Kenyan car company has invested over $43,000 USD for an oil and water recycling plant. DT Dobie, a dealer for Mercedes Nissan and Jeep, will recycle over 8,000 liters of water daily. The plant will ensure that
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya The Nation (Kenya) —The Kenyan government will expand all the country's irrigation projects by the end of the year. Water and Irrigation Minister Mutua Katuku said the move would increase productivity and food security and create jobs,
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — A government fund is improving access to water in Mwingi district of eastern Kenya. The Constituency Development Fund (CDF), established in 2003 to provide direct funding to community projects in all 210 constituencies in the country,
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — As more Kenyans move away from drinking untreated water in the urban areas a lucrative bottled water counterfeiting business has sprung up. The counterfeiters are bottling the water in residential areas and sealing it, using fake labels
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC) has embarked on an overhaul of Nairobi's water system, with major funding from the World Bank. In a series of projects estimated to have cost the World Bank over $153 million USD,
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya The Kenya Times — Kenya's water minister says the government's water sector reforms are on track to achieve the country's development goals and attract foreign investment. Addressing Kenyan business leaders, Water Minister John

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