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  1. Zimbabwe: Decrepit Pumps Compound Bulawayo's Water Woes

    13 Aug 2020- 04:36 by Local Press Report BULAWAYO New Zimbabwe Antiquated Bulawayo City Council KSB water pumps are now compromising the quality of the city’s water, latest council minutes have revealed. The local authority has already approved plans to d ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2020 - 04:36

  2. Sudan Boycott Delays Next Round Of GERD Negotiations

    12 Aug 2020- 05:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis ABABA, Ethiopia A scheduled resumption of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) sponsored by the African Union (AU) has been postponed until 17 August upon the request of Sudan,  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/12/2020 - 05:07

  3. More Turmoil In South Africa Water Governance Processes

    5 Aug 2020- 04:58 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG The Mail & Guardian Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has dismissed the leaders of another state entity under her control, the board of Umgeni Water in KwaZulu-Natal. S ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:58

  4. Mysterious Botswana Elephant Deaths Could Be Caused By Natural Toxin In Water

    5 Aug 2020- 05:00 by Local Press Report GABARONE News 24 Preliminary tests to explain the reason for hundreds of mysterious elephant deaths in Botswana point to a naturally occurring toxin as a probable cause, a senior wildlife official told Reuters. It w ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:00

  5. Accra To Benefit From "Nima Drain" Project

    5 Aug 2020- 04:57 by Local Press Report ACCRA GBC Ghana Online Parliament has approved two separate loan facilities to the tune of about one hundred and two million Euro (€101,761,002.1) for the design and the construction of Nima drain from Kaokudi to th ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 04:57

  6. Sudan Dam Collapse Causes Wave Of Displacement

    5 Aug 2020- 05:01 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM CGTN Africa A sudden collapse of a dam in Sudan’s Blue Nile State has destroyed 600 houses, local Sudanese media reported on Friday. The local official warned against a big wave of displacement in the area, ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 05:01

  7. South Africa: Outcry Over Water Tanker Dumping Incident

    30 Jul 2020- 10:49 by Local Press Report DURBAN Times Live Officials in KwaZulu-Natal want a full investigation after a water tanker seemingly dumped its load in a drought-ravaged part of the province. The video, which has been circulating on social media ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2020 - 10:49

  8. Crucial Clean Water Access Support From AfDB

    30 Jul 2020- 10:48 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank From Mozambique in the south to Morocco in the north, 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa have gained access to clean drinking water for the first time, thanks ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2020 - 10:48

  9. Local Dispute Stalls Kenya Irrigation Projects

    29 Jul 2020- 12:42 by Local Press Report KABARNET The Standard Baringo County being 80 per cent arid and semi-arid, was allocated Sh31,963,811 to carry out various irrigation projects seven years ago. The projects were expected to cover a total of 1,075 a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:42

  10. Focus On Water Infrastructure Should Be Central To South Africa's COVID Recovery Strategy

    29 Jul 2020- 06:20 by Staff- Water Diplomat PRETORIA, South Africa Post-COVID recovery in South Africa should involve investment in water infrastructure at the core to creating jobs, according to a policy brief by research organisation Trade & Industr ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:57

  11. New Standoff IN GERD Talks; Sudan Boycotts

    22 Jul 2020- 10:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia This Article has been updated to reflect recent developments A scheduled resumption of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) sponsored by the African Union (AU) has ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:38

  12. IOM Funding For COVID Containment Among IDPs In Nigeria

    29 Jul 2020- 06:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat ABUJA, Nigeria The United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has extended its water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations in northeast Nigeria in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVI ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:34

  13. COVID-19: Nigerian Households Can't Afford Water For Handwashing

    15 Jul 2020- 09:37 by Local Press Report ABUJA Punch The National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday that a large number of Nigerian households surveyed in June said they could not afford to buy sufficient supplies of the water they needed for handwashi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:37

  14. South Africa Police Open Fire On Water Protesters

    15 Jul 2020- 09:38 by Local Press Report PEDDIE The Mail & Guardian Anger is growing in rural areas and small towns in the Eastern Cape at the local government’s failure to provide a regular, clean supply of water during the coronavirus epidemic. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/15/2020 - 09:38

  15. 47 New Desal Plants For Egypt Over Next 5 Years

    14 Jul 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report CAIRO Construction Review Online The government of Egypt has announced that it will be putting aside US$2.8 billion for implementation of a five-year plan to construct 47 seawater desalination plants. The implement ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:27

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