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  • Nairobi Might Head the Cape Town Way, Says Assessment by Down To Earth Magazine

    03/22/2018 clip Centre for Science and Environment

    Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) March 21, 2018 Warning bells have been sounded by Down To Earth, the magazine that Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps publish, on this year’s World Water Day (today) – many of the world’s leading cities will see Cape Town-like water crisis in the not too distant future. […]

  • IHE Delft Boosts Sustainable Water Services Management in Uganda’s Small Towns

    03/20/2018 clip Water Journalists Africa

    Saphira Nahabwe Some water wells and streams in drier villages of north and north-eastern Uganda are drying up again. But, a number of families in these villages are not worried. For, they will no longer depend on vagaries of these water resources to meet their water needs. Now, National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) has […]

  • Japan Extends Support to Drought Hit Somalia and Central African Republic

    03/02/2018 clip Africa Newsroom

    Africa Newsroom The Government of Japan has extended Emergency Grant Aid of nine million US dollars for the persons living under the severe humanitarian situation caused by conflict and drought in Somalia and Central African Republic. This Emergency Grant Aid is to provide humanitarian assistance for Somalia and Central African Republic which suffer from the […]

  • Northern Uganda: Water Wars Flare Up As Drought Hits Hard

    03/02/2018 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency Over one thousand Karamojong pastoralists facing severe starvation in Northern Uganda have been accused of destroying crops belonging to local farmers within parts of the region, as they move around with their livestock in search of water and greener pastures. According to Paul Lopuk, the community head of pastoralists in Karamoja, the […]

  • Kigali Water gets $60m for new treatment plant

    12/12/2017 clip The East African

    By Jean Pierre Afadhali The Kigali Water Ltd has received $60 million from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and the Africa Development Bank to build a large-scale water treatment plant on river Nyabarongo on the outskirts of Kigali. The proposed plant will increase the availability of clean, safe water in Kigali and its surroundings. […]

  • The East African: Rapid population growth to worsen water scarcity

    11/15/2017 clip The East African

    By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Rwanda is facing water scarcity due to rapid population growth, and inadequate investment in infrastructure in water storage, conservation and sustainable access. A study presented at the recent Nile Basin Development Forum, which brought together experts to discuss water challenges in the Nile region, shows that Rwanda’s water scarcity started in 2007 […]

  • COP 23: Africa, World Leaders Sign Commitment for Faster Climate Action

    11/13/2017 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency November 13, 2017 Regional and local leaders attending COP23 in Bonn have made it very clear that global warming is worsening, and that its consequences are upon humanity. At a moment of escalating environmental crisis on land, air and sea, leaders including those from Africa signed the Bonn-Fiji Commitment on Sunday November […]

  • COP23: Inaction by Any Party at COP23 is Equivalent to Alliance with Donald Trump- Civil Society Groups Insist

    11/07/2017 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency November 7, 2017 The decision by the US President Donald Trump to pull the United States from the Paris climate agreement has been met with strong criticism from African civil society sounding a knell against countries or parties that follow in his footsteps. African civil society under the leadership of the Pan […]

  • COP 23: What Is At Stake For Africa?

    11/07/2017 clip PAMACC News Agency

    PAMACC News Agency November 7, 2017 Delegates from about 196 countries have gathered in Bonn, Germany for what has become a semblance of a yearly ritual – the 23rd conference of parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The conference holds from the 6 -17 November 2017 in Bonn under […]


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