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WaterAid to monitor sanitation commitments by African leaders

 WaterAid has redesigned WASHWatch.org reporting system to track African nations’ commitments to bringing water and sanitation to their citizens; just as it welcomes the recent by African leaders meeting at ...

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Implementing the Human Right to Water in Nigeria

An  e-discussion on realizing the rights to water and sanitation  commenced yesterday and will last for three weeks, closing on November 15, 2013. Facilitated by Catarina de Albuquerque, United Nations ...

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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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How Marseilles hosted two World Water Forums in one week

By Babatope Babalobi who was in Marseilles France’s second largest city- Marseilles, coordinates 43° 17′ 47.04″ N, 5° 22′ 12,   last month hosted two week long global meetings to discuss ...

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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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Right to Water and Sanitation in Nigeria

COMMUNIQUE BY CSOs ON THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN PROMOTING RIGHT TO WATER AND SANITATION IN NIGERIA AT THE 2ND NATIONAL WASH FORUM IN KADUNA HELD ON 24th MARCH, ...

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UN pledges support for Nigeria in disaster reduction

The United Nations (UN) has reiterated its commitment to working closely with Nigeria through its National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and its state agencies in helping to build up the ...

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Nigeria, Niger Receives Top UN Relief Official

A top United Nations official begins a four day visit to Nigeria and Niger on Wednesday to review relief efforts in flood ravaged Central and Western Africa.

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Nigeria commits N4.5bn to tackle AIDS, TB and Malaria

Nigeria has retreated commitment to tackle AISD, tuberculosis and malaria in the country Nigeria’s Expert Review Committee on Polio Eradication and Routine Immunization has concluded that the country could stop ...

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Nigeria: Global fund receives $10m from FG

Nigeria has donated a fresh 10 million U.S. dollars to the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, a statement reaching here said on Wednesday. The donation will cover ...

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