Conflict

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  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco) has been going on for a while. Teawasco
  • 26 Feb 2019- 10:10 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has issued an alert on increased incidences of human-wildlife conflict. KWS said the ongoing dry spell being experienced in most parts of the country is displacing wildlife from their traditional habitats in
  • 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
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 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):
  • 29 Mar 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have withdrawn troops from a disputed region along their border, ending a standoff that began over a week ago over access to a reservoir that was being used in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz officials said on March 26th

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