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  1. Ghana Pledges Universal Urban Supply by 2025

    11 Aug 2016- 06:28 by Local Press Report ACCRA Government of Ghana Government will inject the needed investment in the urban water sector to ensure universal water coverage in the urban areas by 2025, Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2016 - 07:17

  2. One-Third of Hospitals in Developing Countries Lack Running Water

    24 Jun 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BALTIMORE, MD, United States More than a third of hospitals in developing countries lack running water, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study, “ Water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 12:10

  3. MP Accuses Ghanaian Government of Discrimination in Water Projects

    6 Jun 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report ACCRA GhanaWeb The National Democratic Congress Member of Parliament (MP) for Keta Constituency is accusing the Water Resources Ministry of discrimination in the fixing of water challenges in the country. Access ...

    Local Press Report - 06/06/2016 - 09:28

  4. Ghana Aims for 100 Percent Water Coverage By 2025

    17 May 2016- 08:54 by Local Press Report ACCRA Government of Ghana The water supply challenge facing Akwatia and Winneba in the Central region, and other parts of the country will be overcome in due time, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Dr ...

    Local Press Report - 05/17/2016 - 08:54

  5. Ghana’s Water Purification System Is Inadequate: Research Institute

    11 Apr 2016- 08:20 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Director of Water Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has called for a review of the country’s water purification system, revealing the current system ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2016 - 08:20

  6. ENACTS Initiative Aims to Improve Climate Data in Africa

    18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Reliable climate data will be key to building resilience against climate change’s effects in Africa, but the current primary sources of such data-- ground-based weather stations-- ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2016 - 10:32

  7. Ghana Faces Shortage of Natural Water Supply

    29 Feb 2016- 09:26 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana Web Natural supply of water is at risk of depletion if measures are not taken early to arrest the growing rate of the reduction caused by natural and human factors, Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, Minister of ...

    Local Press Report - 02/29/2016 - 09:26

  8. NGOs Call on Ghanaian Government to Reduce Water Tariffs

    16 Feb 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report ACCRA Ghana News Agency WaterAid Ghana, the Coalition of NGOs on Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) and the Ghana Water and Sanitation Journalists Network (GWJN) have jointly called on Government to consider a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/16/2016 - 08:52

  9. Ghana Water Company Needs $2 Billion for 100 Percent Urban Coverage

    11 Feb 2016- 09:16 by Local Press Report ACCRA Peace FM Online The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) says it will require US$2billion to attain 100 percent water coverage in the country’s urban cities by 2025. Development Aid Investment Sanitation, ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2016 - 09:16

  10. Ghana Cuts Electricity Tariffs; Water Tariffs Still Under Discussion

    11 Feb 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana Following a massive protest by organized labor groups, the Ghanaian government has slightly cut electricity tariffs, but is still considering what to do about water rates. The Public Utilities ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2016 - 10:01

  11. Ghana's Sachet Water Producers to Raise Prices Following Utility Tariff Hike

    29 Jan 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana Sachet water producers in Ghana are planning to increase their prices in the local market, to offset their increased costs due to recent hikes in fuel prices and other utility services in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/29/2016 - 10:14

  12. Ghanaian Unions Protest High Utility Tariffs

    21 Jan 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana The Trade Union Congress (TUC), the umbrella body representing organized labor in Ghana, called for a nationwide protest march on January 20th to register workers’ displeasure with high utility ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2016 - 10:03

  13. Cameroon Launches New Chinese-Funded Supply Project

    23 Dec 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroon has launched a new Chinese-funded project to reduce water scarcity in the country’s central and southern regions. The project involves drilling 145 wells equipped with hand-held ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/23/2015 - 11:05

  14. $35 Million Water Project in Ghana Halted Due to Traditional Leaders' Concerns

    23 Dec 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE COAST, Ghana A $35 million USD water project in the city of Cape Coast, in Ghana’s Central Region, has stalled due to a stand-off between traditional leaders and the federal government over compensation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/23/2015 - 10:32

  15. Ghana Water Company Aims to Cut Non-Revenue Water Rate From 45 Percent

    16 Dec 2015- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ghana is losing as much as 45 percent of its water through leaks, theft, and metering and billing inaccuracies, according to an official with the Ghana Water Company. Cephas Tetteh Oguah, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/16/2015 - 10:01

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