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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.
  • 7 Nov 2016- 03:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has accused the current government of forging documents to make it appear that it has support from local residents for the $332 million USD Itare Dam project in the Kuresoi
  • 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
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. The Ethiopian News Agency quoted Mekassa
  • 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
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project could be reached during talks later this month, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said this week. "I cannot tell whether I am
  • 2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). The
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session of the Nile Water Permanent Technical
  • 17 Jul 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Leaders in Kenya’s Murang’a County this week threatened to put a stop to construction work on the controversial $74 million USD Northern Collector Tunnel unless the local population is allowed to access water from the project. Murang’a
  • 8 Jul 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has personally intervened to try save the controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project, which aims to provide a permanent solution for water shortages in the country's capital,
  • 7 Jul 2015- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MURANG'A, Kenya Kenya’s Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) this week dismissed concerns that the controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project would reduce water levels in rivers in Murang'a County. During a visit to
  • 10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s National Assembly on June 9th unanimously approved the appointment of Eugene Wamalwa to the newly created post of Cabinet Secretary of Water and Irrigation. Wamalwa, a former justice minister and member of the Party of National
  • 9 Jun 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda last week called for consensus and “mutual understanding” among Nile Basin countries to make best use of the river’s resources. Speaking at the 23rd Annual Meeting of Nile Council of Ministers (Nile
  • 4 Jun 2015- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Water ministers from Nile Basin member countries gathered in the Tanzanian city of Dodoma on June 4th for two days of talks on regional water projects and issues. The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) said in a statement that the 23rd Annual
  • 27 Apr 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MURANG'A, Kenya A legislator from central Kenya’s Murang’a County this week claimed that the Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) has started construction of the $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project in violation of is agreements with

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