Friday, February 23, 2018

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...

Zambia: A Water Project to Benefit Parts of Zambia and Malawi Launched

February 17, 2017 JULIUS PHIRI The Zambia and Malawi have launched a K15 million project for the construction of the water and sanitation schemes for border...

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...

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...

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...

Access to Credit and Technology Can Improve Crop Yield among Smallholder Farmers: UN University...

Dagim Terefe February 3, 2017 A study supported by the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) confirmed that access to credit and...

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...

Africa Goes Online With Water Sector and Sanitation Reporting

WaterSan Perspective Reporter January 29, 2017 Ahead of the upcoming 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union to be held on 30th...

France and Germany Promote Hydropower in Uganda

Annitah Matsika December 9, 2016 The German development bank KfW on behalf of the German Government and the French development bank AFD on behalf of the...

African Civil Society Calls on Trump Retract His Twitter Remark on Global Warming

Water Journalists Africa November 17, 2016 African civil society groups at the 22nd Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP 22) in Marrakech have called...
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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...