WaterSan Perspective is a web journalism platform for Water Journalists Africa, the largest network of journalists who report about water on the African continent.

Legitimately registered in Uganda, Water Journalists Africa was established in 2011 in Cape Town, South Africa with support from the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication.

Water Journalists Africa has since 2011, partnered with various international and Africa based organizations such as the UN-Water, The Water Channel, Water Integrity Network, 2030 Water Resources Group and UNESCO-IHE among several others to enhance reporting on Integrated Water Resources Management in Africa and promote interaction among African Journalists who report on water.

Some 700 journalists from 50 African countries to date are members of this network making it certainly the largest media network on the continent.

For its laudable work, Water Journalists Africa has been featured in various international publications, the latest being the 2016 Water Integrity Global Outlook.


To promote public understanding of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) by improving the quality, accuracy, and intensity of reporting on water resources.


To enhance, deepen and build reporting on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) as a profession.


To enhance the quality of reportage on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM).


Please send a mail to Fredrick, our editor at: waterjournalistsafrica@gmail.com