Terms searched: Kenya
22 Jul 2021 ELEGU
End of water crises and improved sanitation anticipated upon completion next year. $55 Million USD from KfW funds Amuru District programme.
8 Jul 2021 NAIROBI
HE Mrs Fatima Maada Bio appointed Africa Champion by African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW)
25 May 2021 BANISSA
Regular peace engagement and consultation meetings will be held
18 Mar 2021 NAIROBI, Kenya
Investment in analysis and warning capacities, and a common position over climate change security challenges.
21 Feb 2021 KIGALI, Uganda
The governments of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have reported that within the last 2 months roughly 100 tonnes of fish, mostly of the freshwater species Nile Perch, have died due to unknown causes in Lake Victoria which borders all three countries.The mass deaths of Nile Perch, which are valued at between 10 Million and 15 Million Uganda Shillings (UGX) ($2732 - $4,096 USD) per tonne depending on their weight, has cost the government an estimated $409,840 USD in revenue so far – however, it could potentially become much more...
9 Feb 2021 NAIROBI, Kenya
A comprehensive "atlas" profiling and mapping the state and trends in wastewater management and sanitation delivery across every African nation promises to provide policymakers with the information they need to track progress in an area vital to human health, economies and the environment.Produced jointly by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and non-profit environmental communications centre GRID-Arendal, the 284-page "Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa" incorporates maps, graphics and country profiles with analyses of their water resources and provision of basic services...
21 Jan 2021 NAIROBI, Kenya
The United Nations Envrionment Programme (UNEP) has called on the international community to step up its work in nature-based solutions (NbS) to facilitate adaptation to climate change and water hazards in developing countries.The UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2020 acknowledges that NbS are increasingly recognised as particularly useful in the face of water-based climate hazards such as coastal and inland flooding and erosion as well as drought...
28 Nov 2020 WASHINGTON DC
The United States markets regulator (Securities and Exchange Commission) has filed charges against an American who defrauded American investors $7.2 million (Sh788.3 million) for a fake desalination project in Kenya. Verley Lee "Rocky" Sembritzky, Jr., through his company Bounty and Ocean Harvest, claimed that the salt water cleaning plant could generate revenues of up to $20 million (Sh2...
10 Nov 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has described discussions between health, water and finance ministers as among the most important meetings of the year. Ghebreyesus, addressing Africa’s finance ministers at a 4 November "Sanitation and Water for All" virtual meeting, told the ministers that “Investing in water, sanitation and hygiene is critical to preventing both pandemics and local outbreaks...
9 Nov 2020 NAROK TOWN
Conflicts between people and wildlife currently rank among the main threats to conservation in Africa, since residents often end up killing endangered species, such as elephants, during confrontations. Those conflicts have escalated as drought becomes more severe. But efforts to collect alternative sources of water [in Nkolale village] are helping to curb the human-wildlife conflict and to reduce waterborne diseases...
3 Nov 2020 NEW YORK NY, United States
At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed.The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) observed that many of these people have already been facing conflict, violence, COVID-19 and a desert locust upsurge...
3 Nov 2020 NANYUKI
From its source in the wetlands between Thigio and Subego, Mutara releases at least 15,800 cubic metres of water per minute. But somewhere between the source and end at Ewaso Nyiro, some 75 kilometres downstream, the river simply vanishes. So where does the water go, and why have all efforts over the years to ensure River Mutara continues flowing all year round failed?