Monthly Archives: May 2018

  • Water Journalists Africa Cofounder Scoops Continental Water Journalism Award

    May 26, 2018

    Newton Sibanda (L) has been consistently and qualitatively covering energy and water issues for close to two decades. May 26, 2018 WJA Reporter Newton Sibanda, a freelance journalist, in Lusaka, Zambia has been named winner of Energy/Water Reporter of the Year at the 5th edition of the African Utility Week Industry Awards. Sibanda, is one […]

  • Tanzania: Too Few Latrines to Prevent Cholera Outbreak in Mbeya’s Gold Mining Communities

    May 24, 2018

    One of the many gold ore crusher plants scattered in Chunya District, they are busy throughout the day but their operators do not have enough latrines that could prevent cholera outbreaks. Felix Mwakyembe May 24, 2018 Joseph James, a resident of Dar es Salaam City supports his family by selling water to small scale gold miners […]

  • Karuma Hydropower Project nears Completion

    May 15, 2018

    CAPTION: Karuma Falls on River Nile. The total project cost for the Karuma hydropower station is USD 1.7 billion and includes the generation and transmission components. Photo by Fredrick Mugira Water Journalists Africa May 15, 2018 As the 600MW Karuma Hydropower project edges towards completion, a crucial milestone is currently underway – the installation of […]

  • Nile Media Debates: Getting Sudan in the Picture

    May 11, 2018

    EMANUELE FANTINI · May 11, 2018 May 3rd, World Press Freedom Day was celebrated all around the world. Two special – and personal – mentions: the first one for my colleague Iginio Gagliardone (University of Wits, Johannesburg), lead researchers with Nicole Streamlau (University of Oxford) and Monroe Price (University of Pennsylvania), of the UNESCO report World Trends […]

  • Civil Societies Want Big Polluters Kicked Out of Climate Policy

    May 4, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency May 4, 2018 The demand to tackle conflict of interest within the UNFCCC has over the years been raised by several actors including governments and civil society. However, to date, progress has been slow, notably, due to some cozy relationships formed between politics and the fossil fuel sector lobbyists. It is for […]

  • African Leaders Losing Faith in Global Climate Change Financing Discussions

    May 4, 2018

    PAMACC News Agency May 4, 2018 Africa continues to suffer enormous social and economic losses in billions of dollars as a result of climate change impacts. A vulnerable continent that is burning and flooding at the same time needs finance to be able to achieve mitigation, adaptation and technology goals. But without a clear roadmap […]