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Water investment

  • 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 […]

  • Why Is No Water Coming Out Of my Tap?: Taking Stock of Cape Town Water Crisis

    February 20, 2018

    Stacey F Williams and Shoks Mnisi Mzolo February 20, 2018 The protracted drought afflicting Cape Town means many things to different people. It exposes Africa’s most beautiful city for its litany of contradictions and threatens its share of tourism revenue as holidaymakers look elsewhere. The crisis, precipitated by the merciless climate change, is also something […]

  • Lusaka Water Security Initiative to Recognize Outstanding Corporate Water Stewardship

    January 29, 2018

    NEWTON SIBANDA 23 January 2018 LUSAKA, Zambia-In an effort to highlight the business case for prudent management of water resources by companies, the Lusaka Water Security Initiative (LuWSI) has established Zambia National Water Stewardship Award. The award, which was launched at Fringilla Lodge in Chisamba, a farming district about 50 km north of Lusaka late […]

  • Volta Basin: Experts Call For Water Infrastructure Development as WISE-UP To Climate Project Winds Up

    January 15, 2018

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang January 15, 2018 The “WISE-UP to Climate” project, initiated in April 2014 to demonstrate that natural ecosystems are nature based solutions for climate change adaptation and sustainable development, has come to an end. And the thinking among partners on the project is that they have been able to advance knowledge on how to […]

  • Zambia: Chongwe Residents Battle Water Crisis

    November 22, 2017

    Newton Sibanda November 22, 2017 CHONGWE dam, which supplies water to the Lusaka Water and Sewerage Company (LWSC) treatment plant, is the lifeline for the district. Thus when it dries up, the effect is always devastating. Last year, for the fifth consecutive year, the dam dried up, leaving 14,568 residents of Chongwe Town without a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Tanzania Ventures into Wind Energy

    August 25, 2017

    WJA network member in Tanzania August 25, 2017 Development of two wind energy projects across Tanzania by Emerging Market Power (EMP) kicks off in 2019. Development of two wind projects across Tanzania by Emerging Market Power (EMP) kicks off in 2019. According to a report shared by EMP, the Met Mast, which is the device […]

  • U.S. Government aids Drought-hit Namibia

    June 2, 2017

    WaterSan Perspective Reporter in Namibia June 02, 2017 United States Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton has handed over the first of eight water tanker trucks to NamWater, through the Ministry of Agriculture, Water & Forestry, as part of the U.S. government’s current drought assistance to Namibia. Following President Hage Geingob’s state of emergency declaration last year, […]

  • African Ministers Adopt Durban Declaration for Accelerating SDGs Implementation

    March 28, 2017

    PAMACC March 28, 2017 Arising from the 2017 World Water Day Celebrations and the Global Launch of the UN World Water Development Report 2017 entitled: “Wastewater: The Untapped Resource” which ended yesterday in Durban, the Republic of South Africa, water and sanitation ministers from across Africa have adopted the Durban Political Declaration for accelerating the […]