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Nigeria lacks clear programme for Sanitation, says WSSCC official

In this interview, Barry Jackson of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council(WSSCC), speaks on the delayed disbursement of the Global Sanitation Fund in Nigeria stating that ‘ Nigeria has ...

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Experts call for universal access to WASH by 2020

The 2011 World Water Week in Stockholm closed today with participants  calling on leadership at all levels of government  to commit to achieving “universal provisioning of safe drinking water, adequate ...

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Abuja bomb explosions: Hospital runs out of blood

The National Hospital Abuja where victims of  this morning’s Abuja bomb explosion were rushed have reportedly ran out of blood and has requested for blood donation. A bomb rocked the ...

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American receives Stockholm Water Prize for research on ecosystems

The 2011 Stockholm Water Prize has been awarded to Professor Stephen R. Carpenter of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, for his groundbreaking  research that showed how lake ecosystems are affected ...

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Workshop report: Delivering WASH services to disabled groups

With support from WaterAid in Nigeria, a three day equity and inclusion awareness creation workshop held from 3 – 5 August 2011 in Akwanga, Nasarawa State for Civil Society Organisations and the ...

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Stakeholders discuss ‘shit’ at World Water Week

Outgoing Head of Governance of WaterAid Nigeria, Juanita During has canvassed for increased discussion on sanitation issues by the public, governments, and development partners in order to draw more attention ...

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Nigeria’s message for the World Water Week

‘All governments of the world must work hard to ensure that the increase urbanisation does not have negative effects on the lives of people on the provision of water and ...

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Mobile phone project wins Stockholm Junior Water Prize

A project by Alison Bick of the United Sattes which aims at testing water quality through a a mobile phone won the 2011 Stockholm Junior Water Prize in Stockholm¨yesterday night. ...

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WaterAid launches online tool for monitoring WASH commitments

An online resource, which helps to strengthen the call for improved water and sanitation facilities globally, was launched by Wateraid, today at the World Water Week in Stockholm. The online ...

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Fighting corruption, the ‘WIN’ way

In this interview, Mr. Ravi Narayanan, Chair of the Water Integrity Network spoke to Babatope Babalobi on the launch of a new strategy document for the body on August 21, ...

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