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Osun festival: Devotees defy govt, drink contaminated water from river

In spite of the state government’s warning against drinking water from Osun River during the grand finale of the Osun Osogbo Festival due to contamination,...

Dam down, water supplies failing in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray

Clean water supplies are running short in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region where a conflict has left infrastructure damaged and looted, equipment stolen and a...

No hidden agenda on National Water Resources Bill, says govt

The Federal Government says, contrary to the position of some critics, it has no hidden agenda by pursuing the National Water Resources Bill 2020...

Shomolu, Ikorodu residents in Lagos want govt to address water concerns

Communities in Shomolu and Ikorodu have urged the Lagos State Government to urgently address the dire water situation in their localities that has made...

Open defecation practice to end in Nigeria by 2025

Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will end open defecation practice by 2025. Adamu gave this assurance at a Ministerial...

Study exposes derelict waterworks, poor infrastructure in Lagos

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has released a report of its three-month investigation on the status of the waterworks in Lagos...

Accountant-General pledges improved funding for water, sanitation sector

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 pledged to support policies and programmes that would help to improve...

Zamfara spends N456m annually on portable water supply, says gov

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State says the government spends over N456 million annually to provide free portable water to its residents. Matawalle made the...

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Harnessing youth power for effective nation building

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Group deepens commitment to clean water in Kenya’s Vihiga County

On January 20, 2023, the County of Vihiga in Western Kenya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The...

MEASURES project puts Accra under spotlight for sustainable energy strategy development 

A multi-disciplinary group of experts from Ghana and Switzerland is undertaking a study to develop new methods to address...

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