Drinking water

By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jul 17th, 2013
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PRESS RELEASE WSA and the Ivorian Government are organising the 2013 High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All 800 participants are expected in Abidjan from 21 to 23 November 2013 ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, July 16, 2013/ — “To promote vibrant and effective South-South cooperation to accele...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2013
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By getuabebe Over the past two decades, the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has carried out far-reaching institutional and policy reforms to transform itself from a centrally planned, Marxist regime to the facilitator of a stable market economy. These reforms have underpinne...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Apr 25th, 2012
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Scientists say a new study shows Africa sits on a huge reservoir of groundwater that could provide water for both drinking and agriculture. The scientists estimate that 300 million people in Africa do not have access to safe drinking water and that part of the solution lies right under their feet — w...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 21st, 2012
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Tanzania could save over 8,000 children’s lives by meeting its 2015 sanitation target, a new report released on Thursday by the international aid agency, WaterAid, has said. The lives of 8,448 children could be saved in Tanzania if it met its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) to halve the proportion ...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Feb 21st, 2012
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Johannesburg – A cholera epidemic has spread to nine out of 11 provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations said on Tuesday. The UN said the spread was “worrisome” as the epidemic had so far killed 644 people and infected 26 000 since January 2011. “La...
By benim
In News
Oct 25th, 2011
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Harare – Water shortages have caused untold hardships for thousands of Zimbabweans since a mains pipe burst recently. Sylvia Bhasikolo, the Treasurer for Mabvuku Residents Committee, told SW Radio Africa on Monday that that she has seem many fistfights break out among disgruntled residents. Bha...
By benim
In News
Aug 30th, 2011
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Kano – Health officials say at least 46 people have died from cholera-related symptoms in northern Nigeria over the last month. Yobe state health chief Fatsuma Talba said on Tuesday that 33 people have died in the northeastern state. Community health officer Aishatu Yahaya says 11 others died i...
By benim
In DR Congo
Jul 14th, 2011
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A United Nations report says cholera has killed 192 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since March. Wednesday’s report also showed more than 3,000 cases of cholera in Congo during the same period. The U.N. says the outbreak began in the northeast city of Kisangania and spread to Equateu...
By benim
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Oct 23rd, 2010
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The outbreak of cholera in Haiti has spread outside the rural Artibonite region, intensifying concerns that the disease could reach camps that house hundreds of thousands of earthquake survivors in the capital. By early Saturday, nearly 200 people were confirmed dead and authorities said more than 2,...