Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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...

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...

Nile Basin Water Journalists, Researchers Excited By a UNESCO-IHE Project Targeting Bringing Them Together

Fredrick Mugira February 07, 2017 For over 20 years Ishraga Abbas has practiced professional journalism in Sudan – one of the most water-stressed countries on...

Kenya: Yala Swamp on Deathbed

Mary Mwendwa August 10, 2012 Up to some 60 percent of global wetlands have been destroyed in the past 100 years as people search for land...

WATER AND SANITATION PROBLEMS RAVAGE AFRICA.

By Joseph Ngome Kisumu, Kenya. KENYA, The disclosure that only four countries in Africa continent have managed to provide better sanitation to their citizens leaves...

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...

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,...

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...

Ethiopia: Why Conservation of Wetlands Makes Sense

Dagim Terefe February 3, 2017 As the world celebrated the 2017 World Wetlands Day on Thursday, February 2 2017, the focus this time around was on...

Opinion Piece: The World without Beans

Dr. Robin Buruchara, Director of the Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) February 06, 2017 I, like millions of others in Africa, can’t imagine what it would be...
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