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Post 2015: African Water Ministers, Civil society groups demand dedicated goal for WASH

African Water Week

Africa Water Week 2014  ended last weekend in Dakar, Senegal,  with African governments and non state actors across the continent calling for a stand-alone water and sanitation goal in the post-2015 sustainable development agenda. ...

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Ghana: We can’t achieve WASH MDG in 2015 – Minister of Water Resources

The Fourth Ghana Water Forum ended at La Palm Beach Hotel, Accra this Thursday, with the Ghanaian Government setting 2025 as the new target year to ensure delivery of sustainable ...

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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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Will ECOSAN toilets solve Africa’s Sanitation Crisis?

By Babatope Babalobi     babalobi@yahoo.com   The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines sanitation as a group of methods to collect human excreta and urine as well as community wastewaters ...

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Africa’s Water, Finance Ministers to meet over WASH MDGs

The High level forum for Water and Sanitation ended last night in  Ouagadougou, Burkina with the thirty three participating African Government delegations deciding to convene another meeting of African Ministers ...

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Africa gears up efforts to meet WASH MDGs

As the clock ticks against African nations in meeting the water and sanitation targets of the Millennium Development Goals, over 22 Ministers for Water Resources in the continent and several ...

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Behavioural change, key to achieving WASH MDGs in Nigeria

‘If we are going to achieve the MDG goals for Sanitation in Nigeria, and in fact in most parts of Sub Saharan Africa, we must work towards behavioural change by ...

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Civil Society can accelerate the WASH MDGs-ANEW

The African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation is a twenty three member civil society platform on water and sanitation issues in Africa. In this interview, shortly after his ...

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World Water Week starts on Monday

The World Water Week  begins next Monday in Stockholm, Sweden . Organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the World Water Week has been the annual focal point for ...

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Nigeria, 49 African countries to miss MDG target for Sanitation

  By Babatope Babalobi A mutli-stakeholder report  has further confirmed what has been known all the while -Nigeria and 49 African countries will not achieve the Millennium Development Goal for ...

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