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7 Oct 2020 NAIROBI, Kenya
The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies.Funds will be used to expand the water and sanitation distribution network to over 800,000 people in Kisumu, on the shore of Lake Victoria, and its surrounding informal settlements, with a portion of the funding to be used for water quality monitoring of Lake Victoria...
28 Apr 2020 KISUMU CITY, Kenya
Heavy rains that have caused major flooding in and around Lake Victoria over the past two weeks have affected fisheries, restaurants, shops, homes and livelihoods in in Kenya and Uganda, with widespread destruction and displacement. Experts and villagers claim this is the worst flooding since 1963. Local officials in Kenya have appealed to the national government for assistance in an effort to mitigate the problems and to forestall friction among fishing and pastoralist communities...
23 Oct 2013 NAIROBI, Kenya
Economic and political reforms in many African countries have bolstered investor confidence and attracted private sector interest in the water sector, according to industry executives who spoke to OOSKAnews on the sidelines of the International Water Association Development Congress and Exhibition in Nairobi last week...
25 Jul 2013 NAIROBI, Kenya
Water and sanitation services in four Kenyan cities – Nairobi, Kisumu, Mombasa and Nakuru – have slowed down due to debts incurred by the former government.Newly elected leaders from the four cities say they are struggling to provide basic services due to funding shortfalls. Their utilities are under pressure from workers, suppliers and other stakeholders...