Monthly Archives: September 2013

  • Djibouti: Geothermal Exploration in Lake Assal Region Kicks Off

    September 7, 2013

    Watersan Perspective September 07, 2013 The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Djibouti have signed the funding agreements, totaling to US $7.5 million, for a geothermal exploration project in the region of Lake Assal. “The exploitation of geothermal potential in the Lake Assal region will enable the Djiboutian population to access reliable, renewable […]

  • Kenya: Famous Lake Bogoria Swells

    September 6, 2013

    Mary Mwendwa September 06, 2013 From a distance a pink carpet of lesser flamingos and the still; quiet; smooth and serene ambiance of water welcome me to Lake Bogoria, at the beginning of Kenya’s great Northern Wilderness. Millions of flamingos beautifully parade at the lake; some flying and other feeding on their delicacy and the […]

  • Water Demands in Cameroon

    September 6, 2013

    Aaron Kaah Yancho September 06, 2013 Water is central to human existence: The former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said that access to water and sanitation is fundamental to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. But where is water? Without improved access to clean water and sanitation the important task of defeating poverty and hunger […]