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Uganda: Kitgum District Embarks On Keeping Water Sources Clean

Dan Michael Komakech July 9, 2014 Kitgum district water department has embarked on a campaign for dismantling boreholes with filthy environs temporary in a bid to let the water users maintain proper hygiene and sanitation around them. Kitgum district water officer Peter Oryem Okema reveals that the campaign will see the affected boreholes reconnected after […]

South Africa: Progress Made in Ensuring Equitable Access to Water

Pretoria — Significant progress has been made since 1994 to ensure equitable access to water, according to the 20 Year Review Report. President Jacob Zuma released the report on Tuesday in Pretoria. According to the report, the process of water allocation has since been reformed to ensure equitable access and to ensure that old legislations […]

Gambia: KMC Provides D1.5 Million for Waste Management At Bakoteh Dumpsite

The Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC) is poised to reduce the apparent health hazard at the Bakoteh dumpsite, the biggest in the municipality, with the unveiling of a project to be financed at a tune of D1.5M. The project will ensure proper waste management at the dumpsite, reduce the toxic smoke and make it more environmentally […]

Hartbeespoort dam remedial programme showing signs of progress

© Reuse this By: Joanne Taylor Members of the media from Finland, Zambia, Nigeria, Serbia, Tanzania and the UK toured Hartbeespoort last month to familiarise themselves with best environmental practices in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. The group was invited to participate in the briefing on the outcomes and achievements that resulted from the turnkey […]

A touch of green

SOUTH AFRICA: According to a case study spearheaded by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), if three million existing low-income houses were converted to ‘green’ homes, the electricity saving would be enough to power a city the size of Durban or Cape Town – proving that sustainable development is the way of the […]

Kenya: Kitui Filth Will Keep Away Investors – Executive

Email Print Share By Musembi Nzengu, 15 October 2013 KITUI residents have been told that the county can attract world class investors if only they maintain high sanitation standards and keep a clean and attractive environment. Executive for Environment George Mulatya said investors will shy from investing in a filthy town that reflects a “don’t […]

Water Demands in Cameroon

Aaron Kaah Yancho September 06, 2013 Water is central to human existence: The former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said that access to water and sanitation is fundamental to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. But where is water? Without improved access to clean water and sanitation the important task of defeating poverty and hunger […]

Gambia: Massive Cleaning Up Exercise Held in LRR

(LRR) mainly civil servants, led by their department heads, observed a massivecleansing exercise in different locations within the regional business centers of Soma and Mansakonko last weekend. Saturday’s set settal as locally called began right from the main gate of the Mansakonko Area Council, where a cohort of volunteers irrespective of their official status followed […]

Liberia: Maritime Boss Gets Plaudits – for Beach Clearing Project, Others

Liberia’s Maritime Commissioner Binyah C. Kessely has been applauded for his reported contribution to making Liberia better and working to create employment opportunities for many the young people. The head of the Coalition to Combat Impunity to Protect National Resources (COCIPNAR) told a press conference in Monrovia Wednesday that the program initiated by the Liberia […]

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