Sustainability

South Africa:Grahamstown’s Dirty Water Blamed On Municipality’s Inefficiency

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[GroundUp] Some residents of Grahamstown and other parts of Makana Municipality have been without access to clean water for months. This follows the discovery by independent laboratories in mid-May that levels of e.coli in Makana’s drinking water suppl…

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Nigeria:Budget – NASS Inserted N578bn Projects – Buhari

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Ecotourism

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed the N9.12 trillion 2018 Appropriation Bill into law, and lamented that it would be difficult to implement because the budget figures have been tampered with by the National Assembly.

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Kenya:Sonko – Here Are Nairobi Estates That Will No Longer Have Water Rationing

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Nairobi News] It is good news for city residents after Governor Mike Sonko announced increased water supply to areas currently under water rationing.

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Kenya:City Residents to Get Water Daily After Ndakaini Levels Improve – Sonko

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Nairobi city residents are now going to receive fresh water on a daily basis after the volumes at Ndakaini dam improved, Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said.

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Africa:Wellbeing Foundation Africa (Wbfa) Launches Global Wash Campaign

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Daily Trust] The founder of Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki on Friday announced that the Foundation would embark upon a major global water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) campaign.

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Africa:Wellbeing Foundation Takes Global Water, Sanitation and Health Campaign to Washington DC

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Wellbeing Foundation] Washington, DC -Toyin Saraki convenes government and sector leaders in battle against epidemics and disease

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Seychelles:Coral Making a Come-Back On Seychelles’ Aldabra, but Fish Numbers Down

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Seychelles News Agency] A recent monitoring programme on the reef of the Aldabra atoll has shown an increase in coral cover but a decline in fish numbers, an official of the Seychelles Islands Foundation (SIF) said.

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Mauritius:Budget 2018-2019 – Towards a More Sustainable Environment

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Government of Mauritius] In view of a series of extreme weather conditions, in particular flash rains and flooding that have caused miseries to thousands of families, Government is mobilising additional resources to address these environmental issues….

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South Africa:Khayelitsha Residents Demand Toilets, Water and Electricity

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[GroundUp] Shack-dwellers burned tyres and rubbish along Mew Way in Khayelitsha on Tuesday to express their anger about lack of basic services and poor living conditions.

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Namibia:Environment Ministry Looks to Rid National Parks of Plastics

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: Environment

[Namibia Economist] The Ministry of Environment and Tourism announced this week it will develop, implement and enforce a set of new regulations to restrict or even ban the use of plastic bags in Namibia’s national parks. This comes after ministry offic…

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