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  • 23 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Economic and political reforms in many African countries have bolstered investor confidence and attracted private sector interest in the water sector, according to industry executives who spoke to OOSKAnews on the sidelines of the
  • 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
  • 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.