Monthly Archives: April 2014

  • Rotary, UNESCO-IHE Announce the First Graduating Class from a Scholarship Program to Improve Water and Sanitation in Underserved Communities

    April 27, 2014

    WaterSan Perspective April 27, 2014 The first class of five Rotary sponsored scholars has graduated with Master of Science degrees in water education from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. The graduates now will apply their education to water and sanitation projects in their home countries of Argentina, Uganda, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Ghana. Established in […]

  • Uganda: Over 930 Families Exchange Labour for Water.

    April 23, 2014

    Nelson Kukundakwe April 23, 2014 Close to 1000 residents of Bunusya in Kakiika Sub County, Mbarara district of southwestern Uganda are choosing to work communally to extend water to their communities after being hit by severe water shortage. Over 930 families with a population of about 9200 have been affected by this water shortage. The […]

  • First African Water Integrity Summit to Address Corruption Issues in the Sector

    April 23, 2014

    Wallace Mawire April 23, 2014 The first African water integrity summit to be held in Lusaka, Zambia on 29 to 30 April, 2013 will address corruption in the water sector in Africa, according to Sanna Gustafsson, Communications Officer for the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). “Twenty-five percent of all water investments or about 50 billion […]

  • Malawi Far From Linking Water and Energy Operations

    April 23, 2014

    George Mhango April 23, 2014 Although Shire River is a major source of water and energy for Malawi, frequent droughts induced by a changing climate forced by increased demand has a negative effect on the water availability and livelihoods. A concept paper for the Shire River Basin says major hydroelectric projects, which involve the construction […]

  • Zambia: Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company Voted the Best in Developing World

    April 23, 2014

    NEWTON SIBANDA April 23, 2014 LUSAKA Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) has been voted the best water utility company in the developing world at the just ended Global Water summit in France. LWSC public relations and marketing manager Topsy Sikalinda said in a statement that the company was selected from four other utility companies from […]

  • IRC joins dialogue in Washington on Sanitation and Water for All

    April 9, 2014

    IRC and WaterSan Perspective April 09, 2014 The third Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meeting will be held at the World Bank in Washington DC on 11 April 2014. It is a major milestone as developing and donor countries, and international organisations meet to discuss and commit to improved access to sanitation […]

  • Ministers to Make New Promises on Water and Sanitation at SWA Meeting

    April 9, 2014

    WaterAid Nigeria and WaterSan Perspective April 09, 2014 Ministers from nearly 50 countries including Nigeria will submit new commitments to increase access to water and sanitation at the Sanitation and Water for All High-Level Meeting in Washington, DC, USA, on Friday, 11 April 2014. The Sanitation and Water for All partnership High-Level Meeting, which is […]