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3 Jan 2021 TUNIS
Tunisia, on Tuesday, signed 2 financing agreements with the German Development Bank (KfW). An amount of €111 Million is granted to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries to carry out the Storage and Flood Protection Programme. "This programme contributes to the development of rural areas by mobilising drinking and irrigation water," said KfW Project Officer in the Water Sector Simone Cremer...
30 Jul 2020 SINGAPORE, Singapore
Unsecured bank lenders to troubled environmental services company Hyflux Ltd have succeeded in their appeal to the Singapore High Court to allow them to file an application to put the company under judicial management.More OOSKAnews coverage of the Hyflux Ltd sagaThe group consisting of Mizuho Bank, KfW, Bangkok Bank, BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered Bank, CTBC Bank and the Korea Development Bank holds more than $655 Million USD in debt...
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...
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...
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...
7 Jul 2015 MURANG'A, Kenya
Kenya’s Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) this week dismissed concerns that the controversial $74 million USD Northern Water Collector Tunnel project would reduce water levels in rivers in Murang'a County.During a visit to Murang’a Governor Mwangi Wairia’s office last week, AWSB Chairman Mwangi Kiunjuri said studies had shown that the water levels in the Gikigie, Irati and Maragua rivers would not be affected by the project...
27 May 2015 SUCRE, Bolivia
The Bolivian government last week announced measures to address the water crisis in the city of Sucre, constitutional capital of the country and home to half a million people.On May 23rd, the government allocated $40 million USD to improve Sucre’s water system, which collapsed following recent landslides, by 2019...
27 Mar 2015 TIRANA
The parliamentary Commissions approved the reached agreement between the Albanian government and KfW Frankfurt am Maini company for IPA funds, which will finance projects for the improvement of water supply system in rural areas in Albania, worth 98 million EUR.
22 Jan 2015 NAIROBI, Kenya
A top official at the Athi Water Services Board (AWSB), a state corporation under the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, this week accused politicians of derailing a $74 million USD World Bank-funded project that would transport an estimated 142 million cubic meters of floodwater from Murang’a County in central Kenya to the Thika Dam, 70 kilometers from the capital, Nairobi...
16 Jan 2015 NAIROBI, Kenya
Kenya's Lake Victoria North Water Services Board is seeking $754,000 USD in compensation from the Kenya National Highway Authority and Germany’s Gauff Consultants for destruction of large water pipes.The highway authority and Gauff Consultants are constructing roads from Kisumu to Kakamega, and in the process damaged the pipelines laid through Iguhu, Khayega, Mukumu and Ilala to Ilesi...