Friday, February 23, 2018

Water remain elusive in Africa

Story by Evans WAFULA Nairobi, Kenya Photo by Fredrick Mugira, Uganda NAIROBI, Across East Africa, drought is again ravaging millions and dangerously leaving many more to be...

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...

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...

Uganda: Researchers Use Fruit Seeds to Purify Water

Paschal B. Bagonza May 8, 2012 Researchers at Makerere University – Uganda’s oldest university are studying how to use fruit seeds to purify water. Robert Natumanya,...

The Culture That Averted Degradation of Water Resources

Fredrick Mugira September 12, 2015 In Banyakole tradition, members of the Abitira sub clan believe that they descended from a common ancestor with frogs. The...

Acid Rain Threats Life in Uganda

Adella Mbabazi September 30, 2015 Every time it rains Barbra Nyawiza, a teacher at Ngaara Primary School in Mbarara district gets reactions. She sneezes and...

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: Eastern Water and Sewerage Company Limited Scoops a K10 Million Award

Julius Mandaliza Phiri and Henry Kashoki Nsofwa December 16, 2012 Eastern Water and Sewerage Company Limited scooped a K10 million award for the best performing...

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...

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...
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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...