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  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Info MANAMA, Kenya UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has added Kenya's Lake Turkana National Parks to its List of World Heritage in Danger, notably because of the impact of a dam on the site. The Parks site had been inscribed on the World Heritage List in
  • 9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI UN Environment UN Environment is taking a stand against the ongoing threats, intimidation, harassment, and murder of environmental defenders around the world, with the launch of the UN Environmental Rights Initiative in Geneva today. By helping people
  • 2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Nation The eight-hour blockade of the busy Nairobi-Nakuru highway motorists had to endure on Monday over a dispute on a ban on charcoal burning some 200 kilometres away in Kitui County has brought to the fore heightened conflicts over resources
  • 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
  • 23 Jun 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Former President Mwai Kibaki has formally been issued with a certificate as UNESCO special envoy for water in Africa. "Water has been a great source of numerous inter-community and trans-border conflict in Africa. It is, therefore,
  • 2 Jun 2016- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Counties that still have past-due bills must pay the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) in order to continue receiving water supply, Kenya’s Water Permanent Secretary, Fred Sigor, reiterated this week. Sigor said the debt of more than $9.7
  • 26 May 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Nation The The Water Resources Management Authority (WRMA) has warned counties and communities against claiming ownership of rivers in their localities. WRMA said this was intended to ensure there are no conflicts over water resources in the
  • 24 May 2016- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing global trend toward urbanization could have significant implications for future energy consumption, politics, food security and human progress, which must be addressed by leaders, the United Nations Human Settlements
  • 23 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental deterioration around the world is occurring at a faster pace than than previously thought, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warned in a new report. Results from the latest Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6):
  • 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
  • 4 Feb 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties in Kenya’s Coast region must be prepared to pay their outstanding water wills or face supply cut-offs by the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB), Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said
  • 23 Oct 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan regional water provider the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) this week resumed supply to the Baricho Water Works in Kilifi County, which provides some 90 million liters of water a day to Mombasa North and other towns in the coast
  • 22 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Delegates from more than 40 countries and organizations gathered in Brussels on October 21st for a pledging conference aimed at mobilizing international support for the voluntary return and reintegration of Somali refugees, and the
  • 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
  • 29 Jul 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A water crisis is looming in Kenya’s tourist hub, the Coast region, where regional water provider the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) is threatening more water supply disconnections due to an $11.5 million USD debt that five counties in

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