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  • 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
  • 12 Apr 2016- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The French government will partner with Kenya on construction of the Mwache Dam, in Kwale County in the country’s Coast region, as well as on other water supply projects, Kenyan Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said this week.
  • 9 Sep 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The government of Kenya plans to build a desalination plant along the country’s Indian Ocean coast to produce water for human consumption and irrigation. Kenya’s coastal region is facing acute water shortages despite its proximity to the
  • 23 Jul 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Governors of two countries in Kenya’s Rift Valley region are threatening to oppose a new multi-million-dollar Italian-backed water project unless the national government fully involves them in it. Kericho County Governor Paul Chepkwony
  • 6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya UN agencies in Kenya on March 5th signed a three-year collaborative venture with the government of Turkana County to promote development, peace, security and climate resilience. Senior UN officials said the joint program, worth $182
  • 3 Feb 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya plans to divert some of the water from its longest river, the Tana, and from the perennial Dawa River, to irrigate areas in the arid and semi-arid north of the country under a $21 million USD project sponsored by the water and
  • 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
  • 15 Jan 2015- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Athi Water Services Board has received a $129.3 million USD loan from the World Bank for three water projects in Muranga County. The projects-- the Muranga Water Supply project, the Gitanga Water Supply project and the Gatango Water
  • 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
  • 13 Nov 2014- 10:17 by Local Press Report PRAIA Macau Hub The Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) government will spend US$200 million on building desalination plants for sea water each with a capacity to produce up to 20,000 cubic meters of drinking water per day, the government said in a statement. The
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 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
  • 18 Jun 2014- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Water service providers in Nairobi are working on a long-term resource mobilization strategy that targets capital markets and private financiers to plug the infrastructure gap in the city. Senior executives said on June 18th that a shift
  • 12 May 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Borealis Group An estimated 56,000 of Nairobi's poorest residents will benefit from a programme initiated by four partner organisations. Co-funded by Borealis, Borouge and OFID, with implementation and project management by WSUP, the programme
  • 20 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CUSCO, Peru Peruvian Minister of Housing, Construction and Sanitation René Cornejo Díaz on February 17 inaugurated the $39 million USD Wastewater Treatment Plant of Saint Jerónimo. The facility has the capacity to treat more than 85 percent of the Cusco