Sustainability

Ghana: Water Crisis Hit Tumu Over Debt

March 23, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tumu -A water crisis has hit the residents of Tumu in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region, following the decision by the Volta River Authority (VRA) to cut power supply to the water treatment plant, because the Tumu Water Board owed it GH¢80,000.

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Kenya: Boost Public Water Supply

March 23, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nation] Many will recall the slogan “Water for all by 2000”, which was a magical deadline by which the country had hoped to give all its citizens access to clean and safe drinking water. Well, the year 2000 came and passed, and to date, many Kenyans s…

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Nigeria: State Among 37 Countries Facing Water Stress

March 23, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily Trust] Nigeria has been listed among 37 countries in the world currently facing extremely high levels of water stress, which occurs when more than 80 per cent of the water available for agriculture, industry and domestic use is withdrawn annual,…

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Somalia: Somaliland Drought ‘A Kind of Nightmare’ – and a Security Threat – Minister

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The loss of the Somaliland’ livestock – the basis of its economy – to drought could worsen security threats in the Horn of Africa, the environment minister warns

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Africa: Wastewater – How Poo and Pee Can Work for Us All

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.

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Africa: Nearly 600 Million Children Will Live in Areas With Extremely Limited Water Resources By 2040 – Unicef

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Unicef] New York -Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 children worldwide – will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UNICEF report released on World Water Day.

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Africa: Celebrating Life – World Water Day – Why Wastewater?

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[This is Africa] Today is World Water Day, and the continent joins the world to observe the day. World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March, which focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hyg…

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South Africa: Global Access to Water, Sanitation Non-Negotiables in Development

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[SAnews.gov.za] Durban -The World Water Day Summit and Expo has opened in Durban with a call from the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) for world leaders to unite and do more to support the global push for expanded access to water and sanitation.

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South Africa: Panel On Water Pledges to Achieve 2030 Agenda

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[SAnews.gov.za] Durban -The High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) has pledged to work closely and collaboratively with all water stakeholders to ensure that the water related targets of 2030 Agenda and beyond are achieved.

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Africa: Deputy Minister Andries Nel – Address At Fourth Pan-African Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress

March 22, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[SA Govt] Address by Mr Andries Nel, MP, Deputy Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Responsible for Provincial and Local Government) at the 4th Pan-African Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress (2017) held under the theme…

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