Monthly Archives: September 2016

  • Feature: Zambia’s Eastern Water and Sewerage Company Invests In Water Management

    September 21, 2016

    JULIUS MANDALIZA PHIRI September 21, 2016 WATER and energy are undoubtedly important players in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional social and economic development. The proportion of the Zambian population without access to safe drinking water remains high estimated at 47 percent with rural dwellers being the worst affected. It is noted that several […]

  • Nigeria: Floods Kill One, Destroy 100 Houses in Zamfara

    September 20, 2016

    Mohammad Ibrahim September 20, 2016 Following torrential rains across northern Nigeria, floods have destroyed about 100 houses and rendered over 500 people homeless in Zamfara State Northwest part of the country. A 60-year old woman was also reported to have been killed in the floods which occurred at the weekend. Victims are now calling for […]

  • Ethiopia: African Water Ministers Root for Web-Based Pan-Africa Water Sector Monitoring and Reporting System

    September 20, 2016

    Aaron Kaah Yancho September 20, 2016 The African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) has called on African member-states to adopt and strengthen the web-based Pan-Africa water sector monitoring and reporting system recently launched in Stockholm, Sweden during the World Water Week. This is in recognition of the critical role of monitoring and reporting in evidence-based […]