Where Does Africa Stand on Water Target?
While the global development target of halving the people without access to safe drinking water has been met ahead of the 2015 deadline, only 61% of the people in sub-Saharan Africa have access to improved water supply, UN bodies says.
A girl holds a basin of water.
Wash Compact Finally Signed
Heritage, 27 January 2012
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has finally signed the much talked about Liberia WASH Compact which was developed at the Multi Donor Conference on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene… Read more »
FG, WaterAid Sign New MoU
Daily Trust, 23 February 2012
WaterAid has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Federal Government of Nigeria to facilitate its mission of transforming lives by working with the people and… Read more »
Boreholes - The Looming Landmine
Leadership, 25 February 2012
While inaugurating the one-million-gallon-per-day capacity World Bank-assisted mini waterworks at Iponri, Lagos State governor Babatunde Fashola expressed concern over the… Read more »
Lenny Kravitz Supports Unicef's Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Efforts
Unicef, 6 March 2012
Lenny Kravitz - GRAMMY award-winning singer-songwriter, record producer and actor - is using his voice and talent to do more than dazzle the stage and screen. He is throwing his… Read more »
Mauritius is the latest African country to consider privatizing its water sector to deal with challenges like less rain, old infrastructure, waste, mismanagement and ... Read more »
Health and Child Welfare Minister Dr Henry Madzorera says the typhoid outbreak is due to people drinking water contaminated with human waste of infected people. Read more »
Guinea faces acute problems in the supply of clean water and electricity to its citizens, slowing the country's economic development. A major project to address this is now under ... Read more »
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