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9 Apr 2019 TIRANA
German development bank KfW, together with the European Union and Albania's government are co-financing a new rural water supply programme worth a total of 39.3 million euro ($44.0 million),according to the Albanian Development Fund (ADF). The third phase of the programme will provide safe and reliable drinking water to 85,000 inhabitants living in rural areas...
6 Dec 2018 LIRA
The Ministry of Water and Environment with support from the German government-owned development bank KfW on Thursday launched a new phase III of water and sanitation project worth sh46b for refugee host communities in northern Uganda. Selected refugee hosting communities in the region are expected to get sufficient, safe and sustainable supply of water and appropriate sanitation...
22 Nov 2018 WINDHOEK, Namibia
Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River.The project involves the rehabilitation and upgrading of existing water supply infrastructure, most notably the 150 kilometer Calueque-Oshakati canal which supplies Northern Namibia with drinking and irrigation water from the Cunene River in Southern Angola, for irrigation and drinking purposes...
31 May 2018 TIRANA
Albania and Germany on Wednesday signed an agreement to conduct preliminary studies on water and sanitation investments in 11 municipalities in Albania. Albanian Minister of Economy and Finance Arben Ahmetaj and Director of KfW -- German Development Bank Bjorn Thies signed the agreement, which allocates 1...
6 May 2018 AMMAN, Jordan
Jordan's Minister of Water and Irrigation, the German ambassador to Jordan and UNICEF May 3 launched the operation of a water supply and waste water network which will connect all households in the Zaatari refugee camp, a UNICEF statement said. As the first of 12 districts, a network which will serve about 8,000 households in District 8 of the camp has been commissioned, according to the statement...
7 Nov 2016 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 area of Kericho County.The project includes construction of the dam, a tunnel, and a raw water treatment plant with a capacity of 100,000 cubic meters per day, as well as laying of pipes...
24 Oct 2016 WINDHOEK
A Euro 600,000 grant from the German Development Bank, KfW, will pay for an extensive study to modernise and expand the processing capacity of Windhoek’s Gammans Wastewater Treatment Plant and the Goreangab Potable Water Reuse Plant.
18 Oct 2016 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 14th.Milgo also dismissed claims that the project would cause environmental damage and affect river flows...
22 Feb 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
Kenya’s long-delayed $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project will be launched in a matter of weeks, according to Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa.Authorities in Murang’a County, from which the water would be sourced, had blocked the project last year due to environmental concerns...
7 Oct 2015 BRUSSELS, Belgium
The European Union and the Peruvian government are expected to sign a $45 million USD agreement in the coming days to support Peru’s National Development and Social Inclusion Strategy, the EU announced on October 7th.The agreement to disburse the funds will be signed by EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica and Peruvian President Ollanta Humala during Mimica ’s visit to Peru from October 9-11...
18 Sep 2015 NAIROBI, Kenya
The Chinese construction company contracted to build Kenya’s $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel has halted operations and relocated its employees, in compliance with a court order.Arik Karani, a communications officer with the Athi Water Services Board (AWSB), which is carrying out the project, confirmed this week that work had stopped...
17 Jul 2015 NAIROBI, Kenya
Leaders in Kenya’s Murang’a County this week threatened to put a stop to construction work on the controversial $74 million USD Northern Collector Tunnel unless the local population is allowed to access water from the project.Murang’a County Senator Kembi Gitura led area leaders on July 14th in urging residents to halt the ongoing construction work...