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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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Feature: World Bank and African Development Bank Support Mega Water Project In Rivers State Nigeria

March 1, 2017

Christian Maduka (Communications and Social Marketing Expert, PH) March 1, 2017 Rivers State Government and the Port-Harcourt Water Corporation (PHWC) have embarked on implementing a project to provide water and sanitation services for the population of Port-Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Authorities (LGAs). The project is part of a sector wide institutional reform embarked on […]

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Cape Verde: Greenpeace Raises Awareness on the State Of Fisheries in West Africa

February 24, 2017

Water Journalists Africa February 24, 2017 My Esperanza – the Greenpeace shipThe Greenpeace ship – My Esperanza has today docked at the port of Praia in Cape Verde. For eleven weeks the Esperanza will sail the waters of six West Africa States – Cape Verde, Mauritania, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Senegal to raise […]

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Ethiopia: Experts Warn of Dire Consequences as Lake Turkana’s Water Levels Fall

February 15, 2017

WaterSan Perspective February 15, 2017 Dropping water levels in Kenya’s Lake Turkana following the development of dams and plantations in Ethiopia’s lower Omo Valley threaten the livelihoods of half a million indigenous people in Ethiopia and Kenya according to the Human Rights Watch. Based on publicly available data from the United States Department of Agriculture, […]

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