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Nigeria news: Cholera outbreak in Ebonyi state

The Ebonyi  State Chapter of the Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation recently conducted hygiene and sanitation promotion sensitization to some communities where cholera outbreak was reported with some ...

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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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ANEW dissolves Board, appoints Transition Committee

            By Babatope Babalobi The African Civil Society Network for Water and Sanitation (ANEW) has dissolved its Board, and appointed a 7 member transitional committee ...

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Africasan4 opens in Dakar, with calls for more action, less promises

Senegalese President officially declared open the 4th African Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene -AfricaSan4 this morning in Dakar, Senegal with a warning that Africa cannot afford to miss the Sanitation ...

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Civil society groups mount pressure for global recognition of right to water

Six hundred and twenty One non governmental organisations drawn from various parts of the world have sent a letter to all UN Ambassadors and Missions, relevant UN Agencies, the Office ...

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7th World Water Forum kicks off in South Korea

The 7th World Water Forum (WWF), a triennial global gathering of water professionals and practitioners,  kicked off on Sunday in  South Korea on Sunday, with the Korean President Park Geun-hye uring ...

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Benue state residents groan from lack of safe water

                                        By Joke Falaju and John Okeke, Abuja Yetugh and Agbungu ...

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Water scarcity hits communities in Ekiti state

                                               By Wale Elekolusi  elekwal@gmail.com The long walk ...

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Safe hygienic menstruation as a basic human right

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This years World Toilet Day focusing on “Gender Equality and Dignity” is coming at no better time than now.   Each month between two and seven days, adding up to ...

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39m Nigerians practice open defecation-WHO/UNICEF

About 39million Nigeria practice open defecation, says a new report by the WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme released today. This new figure is up by 4m from 35m stated ...

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