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  • Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 26 announced the appointment of Professor Judi Wakhungu, a geologist and academic, to a five-year term as the country’s first Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
  • Kenyans are hoping the re-election last week of US President Barack Obama will mean a continuation of US aid for water and sanitation in their country.
  • Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global water security. A new report from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) provides a snapshot of the state of groundwater resources around the world. 
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as part of the memorandum they signed on World
  • 23 May 2011- 12:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya (OOSKAnews Correspondent Swiss-based multinational firm Vestergard Frandsen has launched a program aimed at earning carbon credits through free distribution of 1 million water purification devices to households in western Kenya. The
  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, MANAMA, Bahrain, RAS AL ZOUR- The Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company has adopted procedures to stamp out corruption in its procurement department. The utility adopted the Public Procurement and Disposal Act of 2005 and
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The U.S. government has completed a project to drill nine boreholes in Garissa district of North Eastern Kenya. The Kenya/U.S.A. borehole drilling project in Garissa is funded under the Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa mission.