Monthly Archives: February 2012

  • Malawi: River Lichenya salvages Bondo

    February 21, 2012

    George Mhango February 21, 2012 Today, several rivers and streams in Africa are playing a vital role not only in water supply but also power generation, although there are pros and cons as far as local ecosystems are concerned. One of such rivers is Lichenya in Malawi. As George Mhango reports, waters of river Lichenyi […]

  • Lusaka: Goodbye my Shallow Well

    February 13, 2012

    February 13, 2012 VIOLET MENGO WITH smile on his face Austin Goma, 40 opens a tap at one of the newly constructed water kiosks in Mtendere East. The flow of water is a clear demonstration of the residents’ farewell to the challenges of water supply experienced for many years. Goma’s joy and that of his […]

  • West Africa: Electronic Wastes pose danger to the region

    February 13, 2012

    UNEP and Water Journalists Africa 12 February 2012 West Africa faces a rising tide of e-waste generated by domestic consumption of new and used electrical and electronic equipment, according to a new United Nations report. Domestic consumption makes up the majority (up to 85 percent) of waste electronic and electrical equipment (WEEE) produced in the […]

  • Cameroon: 3000 inhabitants of Eyumojock Council Area Receive Pipe Borne Water

    February 10, 2012

    Lum Edith Achamukong February 06 2012 A project to supply pipe borne water in the Eyumojock Council Area in Manyu Division of the South West Region has been completed and handed over to the local populations. The project was realized thanks to financial assistance from the Council Support Fund for Mutual Assistance (FEICOM) to the […]

  • East Africa Passes Bill on Transboundary Ecosystems

    February 1, 2012

    Anita Matsika February 01, 2012 East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Kampala, Uganda has passed the East African Community Transboundary Ecosystems Bill 2010. The Bill which sailed through the 3rd Reading now moves an inch closer to becoming a law of the Community. If signed into law by partner heads of state, it shall ensure […]