Kengen has started a census ahead of the planned Sh5 billion resettlement of Maasais from Olkaria in Naivasha. The validation exercise is meant to establish the number of families in the geothermal rich area before they are moved out.
If one were to divine a birthday for the concept of the Gulf Union, perhaps it would be December 19, 2011. That date will likely be etched in the annals of history as it was when King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia made a farsighted entreaty, a call to arms so to speak, to the assembled heads of the Gulf States gathered at the 32nd GCC Summit in Riyadh.
In the 1960s the tobacco industry tried to counter evidence that smoking had serious health impacts by making false statements about smoking’s safety. Today’s natural gas industry is in a similar position, making claims about fracking that collapse under scrutiny.
Novel dating techniques used by the Canadian and UK team suggest the fluid is at least 1.5 billion years old.
The water was probably once on the surface and then percolated through the ground where it became trapped at a depth of 2.4km.
Nairobi County is set to benefit from a planned multi-billion power project aimed at strengthening and stabilising power supply around the capital.