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  • 7 Nov 2019- 07:29 by Local Press Report LODWAR Construction Review Online The government of Kenya through the Turkana County Government is in talks with Almar Water Solutions, a Spanish provider of specialist expertise and solutions in water infrastructure development, for the construction of a
  • 29 Oct 2019- 13:23 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Global Trending News Authorities in Kenya’s driest region are in talks with a Saudi investor to build a desalination plant, after hopes of finding drinking water from an aquifer were dashed. Tito Ochieng, the director of water services in Turkana, in
  • 7 Aug 2019- 14:05 by Local Press Report MUSCAT Arabian Business Oman is set to invest $7 billion in the next 20 years – averaging $381 million per year- to develop wastewater treatment plants and extend sewage network lines across the country. A report by the Supreme Council for Planning revealed
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 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.
  • 8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report KITUI The Star The contractor of the stalled multimillion Umaa dam has been paid Sh536 million ($5.35 Million USD) even though construction has stopped. The contractor, Draft and Development Engineers, demanded to be paid Sh1.6 ($15.9 Million) but after
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 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)
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country's Tana River. After months’ long
  • 30 Sep 2018- 09:50 by Local Press Report MOMBASA Daily Nation Mombasa County’s reliance on its neighbours for fresh drinking water has exposed the soft underbelly of the tourist haven. And its leadership has now appealed to the national government to intervene and address the water supply shortfall
  • 18 Jul 2018- 05:29 by Local Press Report MUSCAT GDN Online The largest water desalination plant was officially opened, pumping up to 281,000 cubic metres per day. A consortium made up of Itochu Corporation, ENGIE, SUEZ, and Towell Engineering, to finance, build and operate a new seawater
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with time. Mr Irungu said the water project would be
  • 26 Apr 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The low water levels in Nairobi’s main water reservoir despite the heavy rains is puzzling. Residents and environmentalists have questioned if there was sabotage at Ndakaini Dam in Murang’a to create an artificial water shortage in the
  • 19 Apr 2018- 08:08 by Local Press Report MUSCAT, Oman Trade Arabia Oman Power and Water Procurement Company has awarded a $155 million USD contract to a consortium led by Saudi-based Acwa Power for developing the sultanate's first independent water desalination procurement at Salalah in the
  • 21 Mar 2018- 07:53 by Local Press Report MUSCAT MENAFN The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (Diam) is planning to add ten more desalination plants to its network by 2023. Climate Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology Investment Scarcity Social Issues Muscat Asia Oman Oman’s Public

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