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AfricaSan4: Why Open defecation may continue in Africa, until 2030

Special Report on the 4th Africa Sanitation and Hygiene Conference (Africasan4), Dakar, Senegal                                   ...

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Africa’s leaders plan to eliminate open defecation by 2030

Rising from the three day 4th African Sanitation and Hygiene Conference tagged “AfricaSan4” African leaders  have  issued the “Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene” which aims to achieve  universal access to adequate ...

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MDG: Access to Rural Water Supply and Sanitation in Africa

  By   Babatope Babalobi  who was in Tunis         babalobi@yahoo.com    Special Report In the year 2012, the United Nations Children’s Fund and World Health Organization announced cheering news that ...

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Nigeria: dialogue on Right to Water, holds in Abuja, next week

#nigeria #right to water The Embassy of France in Nigeria is organising a ‘Week for Water” on the topic ‘Water for All” from 9 to 12 April 2013 in Abuja. Highlight of the week is a Round Table on “The effective implementation ...

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Stakeholders launch new group to accelerate rural water and sanitation services in Africa

The Coordinating Committee of the  Rural Water and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI) was launched in Tunis, Tunisia last week. RWSSI is a continental framework for resource mobilisation, investment, and development of rural ...

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IWRM: Africa countries are on course, says UN report

A United Nations survey has revealed that over 50% of African countries are implementing national plans for integrated water resources management. The report also states that another 75% are on ...

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AMCOW launches report on Climate Change’s Threat to Water Security

The African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) will launch The Strategic Framework for Water Security and Climate Resilient Development during the 4th Africa Water Week, May 14-18, 2012, in Cairo, Egypt. The Framework was ...

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Nigeria: Minister calls for coordinated action to solve Africa’s water crisis

Nigeria’s Minister for Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe has said unless national governments in Africa pull efforts and resources together, the continent will not be able to overcome its ...

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