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18 Mar 2021 NAIROBI, Kenya
Investment in analysis and warning capacities, and a common position over climate change security challenges.
17 Sep 2019 MOROTO
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Thursday witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and development among Turkana, Pokot and Karamojong communities. The programme dubbed Cross-Border Sustainable Peace and Development seeks to end hostilities among the three neighbouring communities and enhance development in the region by promoting non-violent interactions and collaborations...
18 Mar 2019 NAIROBI, Kenya
The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced significant new investments in Africa for both climate adaptation and mitigation. The announcements came at March 14's One Planet Summit, hosted in Nairobi, Kenya.The World Bank offered strong support for the International Development Association (IDA), the UN’s fund for the world’s poorest countries...
3 Jul 2017 NAIROBI
The government has waived a Sh100 million debt owed to the National Irrigation Board by rice farmers in Kirinyaga. Speaking at Wang’uru Stadium in Mwea, President Uhuru Kenyatta noted that farmers did not grow rice last season due to prolonged dry spell and they should, therefore, be helped.
13 Feb 2017 NAIROBI
President Uhuru Kenyatta has criticised ODM leader Raila Odinga over his opposition to the multi-million-shilling Itare Dam Water Supply Project in Nakuru and said that it will go on as planned despite attempts to stop it.
14 Nov 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $391 million USD to finance the Kenya Towns Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, which aims to improve water access, quality, availability and sustainability in 19 towns.The program will also target wastewater management services in 17 towns across Kenya, the bank said in a statement last week...
12 Apr 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
The French government will partner with Kenya on construction of the Mwache Dam, in Kwale County in the country’s Coast region, as well as on other water supply projects, Kenyan Water Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said this week.Wamalwa was part of a delegation that accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta on his official visit to France last week...
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...
4 Feb 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
Mombasa, Kilifi and Kwale counties in Kenya’s Coast region must be prepared to pay their outstanding water wills or face supply cut-offs by the Coast Water Services Board (CWSB), Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa said this week.Wamalwa said the county governments and the CWSB were working toward a resolution, but that the counties should be prepared to pay the rest of the nearly $10 million USD they owe...
2 Feb 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
Kenya’s Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) has reconnected water supply to three counties -- Mombasa, Kwale and Kilifi -- after they paid some $384,000 USD in past-due bills.Last month, the CWSB cut off water supply to the Baricho Water Works in Kilifi County, leaving over a million people in Kilifi and Mombasa counties without water...
26 Jan 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
Kenya’s Coast Water Services Board Again Cuts Supply to More Than One Million People Over Unpaid Bills
The Coast Water Services Board (CWSB) last week cut off water supply to the Baricho Water Works in Kilifi County, leaving over a million people in Kilifi and Mombasa counties without water.The shut-off came after county water companies failed to pay nearly $10 million USD in past-due bills. Local media quoted a “reliable source” as saying the Mombasa Water Supply and Sanitation Company owed nearly $6 million USD, while the Kilifi and Malindi water providers each owed $1...
13 Jan 2016 NAIROBI, Kenya
The Kenyan government will not abandon the planned Galana-Kulalu Food Security Project, which is being built in Kilifi and Tana River counties in Kenya’s Coast region, new Irrigation Principal Secretary Patrick Nduati said this week.Nduati said the project would move forward as one of the country’s Vision 2030 projects, “despite the challenges it is facing in its infancy...