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Current Management Contract for Ghana’s Urban Water Delivery Debated

By Ama Kudom-Agyemang Ghana, The matter of the renewal or otherwise of the current Management Contract for Ghana’s Urban Water Delivery, is still in limbo, following discussions at a two-day forum in Accra. The stakeholders forum on “Urban Water Delivery,” ended on Wednesday, without any definite proposal as to whether the Management Contract for the […]

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NAIROBI WATER TAPS RUN DRY

Story by Joyce Chimbi Nairobi, Kenya Photo by Fredrick Mugira KENYA, The director of the Meteorological Department Dr Joseph Mukabana recently released an eagerly awaited weather report predicting the patterns of the expected long rains. Although based on the report the rains are expected to properly fall in April, even then, not much rain has […]

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AMCOW vows To Make Water Accessible To All Africans

By Patrick Baidoo, Ghana Watch.net Cape Town – South Africa  Courtesy–United Nations The African Ministers’  Council on Water [AMCOW] says it would continue with the drive to make potable water and proper sanitation facilities accessible and available to all Africans by 2015. In that vein the body has noted it would initiate positive frameworks which […]

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THE GLOBAL GUIDE FOR MEDIA PROFESSIONALS TO INVESTIGATE THE LACK OF SANITATION AND HYGIENE

By Dick de Jong, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, The Netherlands 1. Is publicly supplied water safe to drink? 2. Is there a publicly stated government policy on sanitation and hygiene-backed by statements from cabinet ministers and the President or Prime Minister? 3. Is there a plan to promote not just a few pilot […]