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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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan Taipei on September 27th halted water withdrawals from reservoirs supplying the city after heavy rains and mudslides brought by Typhoon Megi caused high turbidity levels. The storm has killed four people and injured 329 others. According
  • 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
  • 19 Jul 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan The Taiwanese government is implementing a new policy that will require industries that consume more than 3,000 metric tons of water per day to use up to 50 percent recycled water for industrial purposes and 10 percent recycled water for
  • 17 Jun 2016- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HA TINH, Vietnam Taiwan-based Formosa Plastics Group is postponing the opening of its steel mill in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, in the wake of a national scandal over the role of industrial pollution in a series of recent mass fish deaths. The Taipei
  • 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
  • 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
  • 24 Nov 2015- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAIPEI, Taiwan About 100 protesters, most of them farmers from the Lujhu and Hunei districts of Kaohsiung, held protests this week against a plan to build a new wire and screw production facility in Hunei. The protesters, as well as some
  • 17 Nov 2015- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) this week arrested 20 officials from state-owned companies, including a number of officials from the National Water Conservation and Pipeline Corporation (NWCPC), on corruption charges.
  • 23 Oct 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report TAIPEI China Post Concerns over the extent of lead-based water pipes providing water to island residents grew yesterday when water authorities in New Taipei confirmed the existence of lead pipes in the jurisdiction. Corporate Risk Health Reputational Risk
  • 6 Oct 2015- 07:58 by Local Press Report TAIPEI China Post Formosa Plastics Group revealed that it is in the process of selecting from several major international equipment suppliers, and it will be making its final decision in the coming days. The FPG has previously earmarked USD$45million for its

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