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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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Nigeria: WASH Media Network calls on FG to fulfil WASH commitments

World Water Day Press statement The Water and Sanitation Media Network, a coalition of Journalists reporting water and sanitation issues in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to accelerate ...

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World Water Day: March 22: Twitter Conference on ‘WASH in Nigeria’

A Twitter Conference to discuss   ‘Access to safe water and sanitation in Nigeria’ will hold throughout this Friday, March 22, to mark this year’s World Water Day. Use the #washnigeria ...

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Nigeria’s water sector: Emergency Fund in the offing

Water sector practitioners in Nigeria have advocated for allocation of at least 5% of annual budgets of both the Federal Government and the States for the development of the water ...

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Lagos: stakeholders envision new roles for slum upgrading agency

 The Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP) has organized a visioning workshop to ensure increase the sustainability of its project and improve coordination with other Ministries,  Departments, and Agencies ...

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40% of Nigerian women defecate in the open- survey

As the World marks World Water Day today, November 19, WaterAid Nigeria released a report that shows seven in  ten women in Nigeria have no access to a safe toilet, ...

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Jos: polluted water used for ‘burkutu’ beer

In Tudun Wada area of Jos, Plateau state capital, residents urinate and defecate in a streams at one end of the town, and fetch the water from the same stream ...

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EU-Funded water and sanitation projects in Nigeria not sustainable, say Auditors

Most of the water and sanitation projects funded by the European Union (EU) in Nigeria and five other African countries are not sustainable, says the European Court of Auditors (ECA). The European ...

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Goodnight Juanita During:The Amazon of WASH

                                        Babatope Babalobi         Babalobi@yahoo.com My heart has been heavy since last ...

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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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