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  • 4 May 2016- 09:01 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard People living along River Athi were yesterday warned against using its water which has turned green due to pollution. Area leaders, who included Yatta MP Francis Mwangangi and Machakos Minority Leader Thomas Kasoa, said the water was not
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Environment Ministry and private sector partners on March 9th launched a new program to restore the Athi River basin, which is being rapidly depleted due to industrial pollution and human encroachment. Cabinet Secretary for
  • 19 Jan 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Francis Mwangangi, an MP representing Yatta constituency in Kenya’s Machakos County, last week called on the government to find a lasting solution to pollution in the Athi River. The Athi-Galana-Sabaki River is the second longest river in
  • 8 Jul 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenyan water utilities are reorganizing their administrations to facilitate a smooth transfer to county government control. Kenya’s 47 counties officially took over management of water companies on July 1, as part of the transition to a
  • 7 May 2012- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, OOSKAnews The World Bank is working with the Athi Water Services Board and the Nairobi Metropolitan Development Ministry on a long-term sewer upgrade project in one of the city’s fastest-growing satellite towns. Ruiru, located 15