IHE Delft Boosts Sustainable Water Services Management in Uganda’s Small Towns

March 20, 2018

Saphira Nahabwe March 20, 2018 Some water wells and streams in drier villages of north and north-eastern Uganda are drying up again. But, a number of families in these villages are not worried. For, they will no longer depend on vagaries of these water resources to meet their water needs. Now, National Water and Sewerage […]

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Lake Chad Basin: Experts Call For Recharging of Shrining Lake Chad with Water from Outside the Basin

March 1, 2018

PAMACC News Agency March 01, 2018 The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Engr. Sanusi Abdullahi, has said there would be no solution to the shrinking of the Lake Chad that does not involve recharging the Lake with water from outside the basin. Sanusi was delivering a speech at the International Conference […]

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Water, Conflict and Cooperation: Managing Water Conflicts through Water Governance Decentralization

December 5, 2017

PAMACC News Agency December 05, 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number six is about ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all. However, the noted increase of droughts, both in frequency and intensity blamed on climate change have resulted in increased incidences of water related conflicts due to high demand. Some of […]

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Life After Gibe III Dam Construction: Kenya’s Smallest Tribe Struggles to Survive as Lake Turkana Water Recedes

November 9, 2017

In the featured video “Profiles from the Jade Sea,” we hear from Kenya’s most vulnerable people, and about their relationship with the lake. This video was produced by Benedict Moran with support from the European Journalism Center. Article by Fredrick Mugira, video by Benedict Moran November 9, 2017 For most El Molo people in Kenya, […]

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Rwanda: Villagers Evicted From Rusumo Dam Site Face Water Shortage

November 4, 2017

Mohammed M.Mupenda November 4, 2017 Water shortage has been cited as the biggest challenge hampering the income generating projects of Rwandans and Tanzanians who were evicted from both sides of Akagera River to pave way for construction of Rusumo falls power project at Rusumo. This is according to officials with the Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary […]

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Museveni Cautions against Approaching River Nile Issues from a Parochial Point Of View

June 23, 2017

Orishaba Adella June 23, 2017 Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has told heads of state at the first ever summit of the Nile Basin Heads of State to work for the social transformation of their people as the ultimate guarantor of the Nile basin’s security. “All Nile Valley countries should be assisted to develop and become […]

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FAO Roots for Unlocking Africa’s Agriculture Potential

May 16, 2017

Water Journalists Africa May 16, 2017 Even with some large arid and semi-arid areas, the continent’s vast water resources are, on average underutilized, with only about 2-3 percent of renewable water resource in use, compared to five percent worldwide. Africa is also home to an abundant supply of labour for agriculture-related products and services. However, […]

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Reaffirmation of Lake Tanganyika International Boundaries Kicks Off

April 14, 2017

Annitah Matsika April 14, 2017 The African Union Commission (AUC) has embarked on plans to reaffirm international boundaries of Lake Tanganyika. The delimitation and demarcation of land and maritime boundaries is in line with the decision by the 28th ordinary session of the Assembly of the Union for the extension of the deadline for the […]

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Feature: Construction of Two Dams Changes Village Life in Sudan

March 21, 2017

Ishraga Abbas March 21, 2017 Two dams constructed in eastern Sudan have changed the lives of many village communities, enabling villagers to live lives they had never dreamed of. The citizens of Gedaref state in eastern Sudan celebrated the inauguration of Atbara and sitait dams early this year which are to produce electricity and most […]

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Zambia and DR Congo Strike A Deal on Management of Luapula River

March 1, 2017

Newton Sibanda March 01, 2017 ZAMBIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are in the process of establishing the Luapula River Authority (LRA) to manage shared water resources between the two countries. Zambia’s Minister of Energy David Mabumba said the riparian states are discussing the establishment an authority to manage the Luapula River joint […]

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