Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 14 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new peer-reviewed study released last week has linked large dams in Sub-Saharan Africa to over a million malaria cases annually. The study, “ Malaria impact of large dams in sub-Saharan Africa: maps, estimates and predictions,” whose
  • A shift toward irrigated farming could spark a green revolution in Africa, boosting economies and promoting stability. Experts on food security and rural development told a forum in Nairobi last week that irrigation combined with climate-resilient farming could be key to overcoming hunger in Africa.
  • 12 Dec 2011- 15:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Structured public-private partnerships (PPP) offer an opportunity for African countries to mobilize additional financing to develop water and sanitation infrastructure, according to a PPP conference held in Nairobi. This collaboration has
  • 12 Dec 2011- 15:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The Kenyan government is following international best practices to realign the water sector with devolved government structures before the 2012 general elections. Government officials revealed plans to harmonize taskforce recommendations
  • 29 Nov 2011- 11:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The survival of major river basins in Africa is at stake as climate change alters water flows and decimates natural habitats. A five-year global research project focusing on the water, food and poverty nexus in major river basins revealed
  • 22 Mar 2011- 16:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Mass migration to cities in Africa is putting new stresses on critical social amenities including water and sanitation. This in turn is creating obstacles to realization of social and economic progress, according to a Rapid Response
  • 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
  • 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