Water Scarcity

Egyptian villagers purify their drinking water

Village water purification stations built to reduce waterborne diseases provide an existing solution for communities in Egypt’s Menoufia governorate in the fight against COVID-19.

Unsafe water raises COVID-19 risks in Mbeya, Tanzania

Residents of Madundasi and Lyala villages in Luhanga Ward in Mbarali district – in Tanzania’s Mbeya Region are at risk of contracting waterborne diseases due to the use of unsafe water.

RUNNING DRY: Booming informal trade of cross-border water sellers in Rwanda, D.R.Congo hit by border closure

A booming informal water trade between Rwanda and Goma, DRC, has slowed to a trickle during Covid-19, putting at risk more than a million Congolese who depend on Rwanda water.

Into Their Own Hands: Kibera, Kenya’s Largest Slum, Tames COVID-19

By Henry Owino When Covid-19 was first reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020 as a pandemic

Sucked Dry: Foreign Land Deals Threaten to Impair River Nile, Displace Millions

WHO OWNS THE WATERS OF THE NILE? A yearlong cross-border data journalism investigation about large-scale foreign land deals in the Nile

Rose: The Flower Impairing Blue Nile River and Communities in Ethiopia

By: Ayele Addis Ambelu This story was produced in partnership with InfoNile and Code for Africa with support from the

Experts root for public involvement in conservation of Ethiopia’s national parks

Wildlife conservation experts in Ethiopian are rooting for public involvement in conservation of national parks in the country to protect

Concern Over Small Towns as Water Day is Celebrated

Emerging small towns have been identified as a direct threat to water, sanitation and hygiene sustainability. As the World Water

As Drought Scavenges Turkana, Children are Going Hungry

There are fears that harsh weather conditions in Turkana County could aggravate the food shortage crisis with concerns pupils will