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  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 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)
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country's Tana River. After months’ long
  • 31 Aug 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG News 24 Johannesburg Water has placed water tankers at strategic locations across the city to assist residents after a power outage caused by a fire at the Eikenhoff pump station resulted in large parts of Johannesburg being without water. The
  • 21 Aug 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The Water and Sanitation Committee of the parliament of South Africa reported this week that "lack of investment in maintenance of the sewage infrastructure” by the Sedibeng District and Emfuleni municipalities has led to
  • 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
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with time. Mr Irungu said the water project would be
  • 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
  • 23 Nov 2017- 08:50 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG Times Live Johannesburg Water is working to repair the biggest leak in its history‚ city officials said on Wednesday. Water tanks were deployed to several areas in the north of the city after taps were cut off to avoid reservoirs running dry as
  • 18 Oct 2016- 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel will proceed as planned, despite calls from the political opposition leader to cancel the project, Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) CEO Malaquen Milgo said on October
  • 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
  • 16 Aug 2016- 09:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa’s Department of Water and Sanitation has called for tightening of water use restrictions after its latest reports indicated that water levels in 13 of the country's major dams are now below 10 percent of
  • 12 Aug 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DENVER, CO, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organizations and individuals
  • 8 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Africa’s largest water utility, Rand Water of South Africa, will invest $1.2 billion USD to expand water infrastructure and refurbish existing supply systems over the next five years, in order to meet a projected 4.6 to 4.8
  • 23 Jun 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital News Four counties are set to benefit from a Sh181 billion water master plan unveiled by the national government. The project, which will benefit close to six million people in Murang'a, Kiambu, Kajiado and Nairobi, aims to have

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