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  • 15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya East African Water Ministers and donor agencies made a case for increased funding and political commitment to accelerate the Lake Victoria conservation initiatives at a consultative meeting in Nairobi last week of Eastern Africa Water
  • 4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kenya, KISUMU The Lake Victoria Basin Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding with the African Water Facility to improve water and sanitation in 15 secondary towns along Lake Victoria. The commission's executive secretary, Dr. Tom Okurut
  • 26 May 2008- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UNHABITAT) in conjunction with Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania this month pledged additional assistance to accelerate conservation activities at the world's second largest freshwater lake.
  • 4 Feb 2008- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government has taken action to deter possible destruction of strategic water catchments spread in various parts of the country. This addresses widespread fears that Kenya's fragile water bodies face serious threats from
  • 20 Jan 2008- 23:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Uganda, KYOTERA — The United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-HABITAT) has declared Kyotera, in Uganda's Rakai district, a dangerous area for human settlement due to widespread use of untreated water from polluted sources and the lack of a