The Department of Water and Sanitation has committed to enhancing its efforts to explore the use of groundwater as an alternative water source to ensure water security in communities affected by water supply challenges. The aim is to mark the World Water Day.
This comes as the global community observes … Read More
Residents of the Greater Banjul Area and West Coast Region in The Gambia has complain to the government about National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) inability to service them.
The people of the area has been suffering from inadequate water and electricity supply for a very long time and has … Read More
Three Infrastructure sector leaders, Ms. Allen C. Kagina (Executive Director, Uganda National Roads Authority), Mr. Selestino Babungi (Managing Director, Umeme Limited – Uganda’s main electricity distribution company) and Dr. Silver Mugisha (Managing Director, National Water & Sewerage Corporation) share information about their organisation’s roles in the development of Uganda.
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The need to rehabilitate Ghana’s Tema Central sewerage system has become a worry to the residents. It was built in the late 1950s to cater for a population of between 20,000 to 40,000 but the sewer network has been overstretched to carry the liquid waste of the current population of … Read More
South Africa Government has announced plans to release 141 Water Tanks to Slow Tide of COVID-19 in Gauteng.
In a press release by the Government, it is aimed at reducing rising tide of the novel coronavirus pandemic which has been affecting the area.
According to the statement, so far, 1,926 … Read More
Residents from Eastern cape in South Africa has written to Government over the lack of drinking water in the region. But will the government look at those complaint?
The corona virus has really shocked the world with African nations now facing potential problem. Its been over three weeks since South … Read More
Water master plan launched in South Africa to help avoid 17% water deficit by 2030.
South Africa Ministry of Human Settlements, Water & Sanitation has launch the nation water master plan. The plan which was launched in Gauteng was developed in conjunction with water sector stakeholders.
Speaking during the launch, … Read More
President Weah breaks ground for construction of 48 inch diameter pipeline that will supply quality water to nearly one million residents of greater Monrovia.
Liberia President has break ground for the construction of 48 inch diameter pipeline. The project is aimed at migrating water challenges in the nation.
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AfDB to finance South Sudan water and sanitation project with US$24.7m
To support a developmental project in South Sudan, African Development Bank (AfDB) board of directors have approved a commitment of US$24.7m. The project receiving AfDB finance is titled South Sudan Strategic Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project.
The project … Read More
Malawi Government urged to make decision on Lilongwe-Salima water project
Malawi government has been advise to find new contractor or continue with Khato civil for the water project. The Lilongwe-Salima water project will seek to pump water from lake Malawi to Lilongwe and its surrounding district. This will help ease … Read More
MCC dedicates 14 hand pumps with help from World Bank and the European Union (EU) in Liberia
Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) has dedicates 14 handpumps to resident of Chessemanburg Township, Bomi County in Liberia. The project is part of MCC’s corporate social responsibilities with the help from World Bank and … Read More
Rwanda to build eight water treatment plants before 2022 with US$440m investment.
Plans are underway by the Rwanda Government to invest US$440 million over the next three years. This investment will be for the construction of a water treatment plant and supply systems in urban and rural areas.
The aim … Read More
Orascom to partner with Arab contractors under a 50:50 joint venture (JV) for the construction of the project.
Orascom construction has won Egypt water treatment plant project worth US$739million. The contract is for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the plant.
The firm will work in partnership with Arab contractors … Read More
Egypt government in talks with Hassam Allam Holding to build two water treatment plant worth EGP 2bn.
Egypt is negotiating a deal with Hassam Allam Holding to build two water treatment plant. This water treatment plant will help improve the utility of drinking water and sewage according to Egypt’s 2030 … Read More
French Development Agency (AFD) supports access to water and sanitation in Uganda with €270 million
The Ugandan government and the French government via French Development Agency (AFD); have signed a loan deal to help support access to water and sanitation in Uganda. The loan deal comprises of two separate financing … Read More
Tetu constituency in Kenya has been drinking contaminated water due to bad asbestos pipe for 49 years.
Water is essential for life, because without it we almost cannot survive. And before taking any, we must ensure that it is good for our health. But Residents of Tetu constituency in Kenya … Read More