Friday, February 23, 2018

African Leaders Told to be Champions of Climate Change

PAMACC News Agency June 12, 2017 Ahead of the writing of the Paris rulebook and preparations for the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue, Major Groups attending this...

African Civil Society Organizations Strategize for Green Climate Fund

PAMACC News Agency April 23, 2017 One of the key outcomes of the COP22 in Marrakech was the establishment of a new transparency fund with...

Uganda: New Weather Pattern Threatens to Worsen Food Insecurity in Karamoja Region

WaterSan Perspective Reporter March 21, 2017 A new study carried out by the Government of Uganda and its partners has found a new weather pattern...

Somalia: UN Warns of Famine Danger as Drought Intensifies

Water Journalists Africa February 18, 2017 As a devastating drought grips Somalia, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that only a...

‘Spirit of Paris’ Continues as Governments Get Down to Implementing their New Landmark Climate...

Water Journalists Africa May 26, 2016 The first UN climate change meeting since governments adopted the landmark Paris Agreement closed today amid a suite of positive...

Somalia: Norway scales Up Efforts to End Famine caused by Severe Drought in Somalia

WaterSan Perspective February 18, 2017 Somalia has once again been hit by a severe drought, which could quickly develop into a famine. “A large proportion...

Ethiopia: Experts Warn of Dire Consequences as Lake Turkana’s Water Levels Fall

WaterSan Perspective February 15, 2017 Dropping water levels in Kenya’s Lake Turkana following the development of dams and plantations in Ethiopia’s lower Omo Valley threaten...

Kenya: Kanyone Residents Bask In Water Glory

By Paschal B. Bagonza, Mary Mwendwa, Gasirigwa Sengiyumva For numerous families in rural Kenya without piped water, buying water from private vendors can cost a...

UN Environment Assembly Calls for a Pollution-Free Planet

PAMACC News Agency December 05, 2017 Over 4,000 stakeholders converged on the green terrains of the UN office in Nairobi, Kenya this week to witness...

Les gouvernements entrent dans une nouvelle ère de collaboration sur le climat

WaterSan Perspective May 17, 2016 En lançant le coup d'envoi de la conférence sur le changement climatique de l'ONU à Bonn (du 16 au 26 mai),...
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Why Is No Water Coming Out Of my Tap?: Taking Stock of Cape Town...

Stacey F Williams and Shoks Mnisi Mzolo February 20, 2018 The protracted drought afflicting Cape Town means many things to different people. It exposes Africa’s most...

Ghana’s Former President John Kufuor Urges Leaders Not to Abandon the Fight against Climate...

Ama Kudom-Agyemang February 19, 2018 Ghana’s former President John Agyekum Kufuor has stated that, “it will be a mistake and a very sad one, for humanity...

Drought, Floods and Chronic Water Shortages: Unholy Trinity Haunting Sikaunzwe Residents

Newton Sibanda February 13, 2018 IN Kazungula’s Sikaunzwe area, the combined impacts of inadequate rural water supply, saline groundwater, and the absence of effective drought and...