water in africa

  • African Development Bank calls for scale up in implementation of sanitation targets

    March 2, 2019

    Innocent Agonza/APO Group March 2, 2019 The African Development Bank has called on development partners to scale up support for implementation of sanitation programs to fast track Africa’s progress and deliver on its promise to the continent. “Achieving the Ngor Commitments and the ambitious targets for sanitation and hygiene within the Global Development Agenda can […]

  • AfDB Injects 5.4 Million USD in South Sudan Water Sector

    November 8, 2013

    WaterSan Perspective Reporters and African Press Organization November 8, 2013 The African Development Bank Group has approved a grant for an assessment study of a water supply and sanitation program for 11 small and medium-sized towns in South Sudan. The USD 5.4 million grant, extended from the Fragile States Facility, will benefit some 170,000 people […]

  • Uganda: Pictures to Tell the Dilemma; Adah and Shakira’s Story

    June 24, 2011

    Fredrick Mugira June 24, 2011 Adah and Shakira are all girls aged below 15. They live in Kakatunda Parish in Bukinda Sub County of the mountainous district of Kabale in south western Uganda. The two girls collect water for their families from a shallow well at least twice a day. They collect water of questionable […]


    April 6, 2011

    By Joseph Ngome Kisumu, Kenya. KENYA, The disclosure that only four countries in Africa continent have managed to provide better sanitation to their citizens leaves a lot to be desired by all concerns. It’s a great concern because most of the countries on the continent have not reached the goal even to provide adequate quality […]