Monthly Archives: October 2017

  • Nigeria: Wateraid Urges Action to Improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools and Healthcare Facilities

    October 16, 2017

    Oluseyi Abdulmalik October 16, 2017 WaterAid Nigeria has renewed its call for improvements to water, sanitation and hygiene in schools as well as healthcare facilities in the country. One in three schools around the world do not have regular access to water, basic private toilets, or a way to wash hands with soap and an […]

  • In Ghana, Media Practitioners Work Together To End Open Defecation

    October 7, 2017

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang October 7, 2017 A cross section of media practitioners from the Greater Accra, Central, Western, Ashanti, Eastern and Volta regions who recently met in Accra to deliberate on ways of ending open defecation in Ghana, have proposed mounting a media campaign against open defecation. This will involve several components such as devoting time […]

  • Efficient Management of Agricultural Water Vital For National Attainment of SDGs – Experts Conclude

    October 3, 2017

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang October 03, 2017 A cross section of agricultural scientists, water experts and sector related policy makers in Ghana have established the importance of the management of agricultural water for the national attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals. This was at a Forum at the end of September 2017, in Accra, organized by the […]

  • Zambia Invests $42 Million in Development of Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Network

    October 3, 2017

    03 October 2017 Newton Sibanda The Zambian Government and the Western Water and Sewerage Company (WWSC) have signed a US$42.2 million on –lending and grant agreement. Of the total amount, US$5.3 million is a loan and US$6.9 million a grant for water and sanitation programmes in the provincial capital Mongu, Sesheke, Senanga, and Kaoma districts […]