In Cote d'Ivoire
Jul 17th, 2013
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...
Apr 12th, 2013
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...
Apr 25th, 2012
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...
In East Africa
Apr 21st, 2012
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 ...
In DR Congo
Feb 21st, 2012
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...