Legislation

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  • 28 Jul 2019- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania Tanzania President John Magufuli laid the foundation stone for the Rufiji Hydropower Project (RHPP) at Stiegler’s Gorge July 26, reigniting protests by nature conservationists. RHPP is in the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO Heritage Site
  • 8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global South. The international, multidisciplinary
  • 21 Jan 2019- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KISUMU, Kenya The multilateral Lake Victoria Environmental Management Program (LVEMP) has taken possession of a second harvester designed to clear endemic, invasive water hyacinth in preparation for planned dredging and desiltation in most of the Lake&
  • 3 Nov 2018- 08:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project bought a hyacinth harvester at Sh80 million to clear the weed from the lake in 2015. Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Regional Integration and Northern Corridor Development on
  • 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”
  • 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 NAIROBI Business Daily The High Court has stopped the National Irrigation Board (NIB) from re-evaluating the tender for construction of a mega dam in Turkana County as ordered by the State procurement watchdog pending determination of a case filed by a
  • 16 May 2018- 12:09 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Capital FM The Senate Committee on National Security is calling for the immediate arrest of the Solai dam owner Mansukh Patel following the death of 48 people last week. The lawmakers have taken issue with security agencies for what they have
  • 16 Jan 2018- 08:51 by Local Press Report Kandara The Star A confrontation broke out at the Murang’a Water and Sanitation Company after police sealed off the offices and locked out the Water executive. The officers, who arrived at the offices at 5am, said they were implementing a court order
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 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
  • 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
  • 17 May 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star The High Court on Monday suspended the disbanding of the national irrigation board by Water CS Eugene Wamalwa. Justice George Odunga issued temporary orders as the standoff between Wamalwa and board members intensified. Legislation Policy
  • 5 May 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Nation National Irrigation Board (NIB) General Manager Daniel Barasa has moved to court to challenge his suspension which he terms unlawful. Mr. Barasa says the suspension was in breach of the law and terms of service for employees of NIB. Policy

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