Friday, February 23, 2018

Somalia: Water Scarcity and Drought Heighten Risk to Women of Childbearing Age

George Mhango April 14, 2017 Of the 6.2 million people affected by the drought ravaging Somalia, more than 1.5 million are women of childbearing age. UNFPA,...

EU Launches Water and Sanitation Project in Somalia

Hannington Katehangwa April 7, 2017 The European Union has launched a project designed to increase access to water supply and sanitation services in Somalia. It...

Kenya: Sand Dams an Answer to Kenya’s Water Woes?

Mary Mwendwa April 04, 2017 It is exactly 12 pm. At Mwinge River, many people are gathered with gallons, donkeys and handcarts ready to get...

Winners of this Year’s Water Integrity Network’s Photo Competition Announced

Adella Mbabazi March 22, 2017 The Water Integrity Network (WIN) has announced winners of this year’s photo competition, dedicated to wastewater management. The 2016 WIN photo competition...

Feature: Construction of Two Dams Changes Village Life in Sudan

Ishraga Abbas March 21, 2017 Two dams constructed in eastern Sudan have changed the lives of many village communities, enabling villagers to live lives they...

Zambia and DR Congo Strike A Deal on Management of Luapula River

Newton Sibanda March 01, 2017 ZAMBIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in the process of establishing the Luapula River Authority (LRA) to...

Feature: World Bank and African Development Bank Support Mega Water Project In Rivers State...

Christian Maduka (Communications and Social Marketing Expert, PH) March 1, 2017 Rivers State Government and the Port-Harcourt Water Corporation (PHWC) have embarked on implementing a project...

Cape Verde: Greenpeace Raises Awareness on the State Of Fisheries in West Africa

Water Journalists Africa February 24, 2017 My Esperanza - the Greenpeace shipThe Greenpeace ship - My Esperanza has today docked at the port of Praia in...

Zambia: New Water Project Launched

JULIUS PHIRI February 24, 2017 NYIMBA Member of Parliament (MP) Olipa Mwansa has commended Eastern Water and Sewerage Company (EWSC) and Devolution Trust Frund (DTF) for...

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...
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