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  1. Millions Impacted By Floods And Landslides In East Africa Since June

    3 Nov 2020- 06:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed. The UN Office for the Coordinati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  2. UNHCR Awarded Prize For Innovative Water Technology Solution In Refugee Camps

    29 Sep 2020- 08:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has awarded the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) $1.16 Million USD for implementing a reliable and inexpensive solution to providing water to refuge ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  3. Ten Refugees Killed in North Uganda Water Dispute

    20 Sep 2020- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat KAMPALA, Uganda Ten refugees from South Sudan and young Ugandan were killed in an 11 September violent incident around a water point in Madi Okollo in north Uganda, with nineteen others injured. Reports by UNHCR ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:08

  4. Uganda: Villagers Protest Water Contamination From Palm Oil Mill

    6 Jul 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Daily Monitor Residents in five villages in Mugoye Sub County, Kalangala District have raised a red flag over industrial waste that has contaminated a key water source in the area. Residents say the continue ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:55

  5. Uganda To Demolish Floating Lake Victoria "Island"

    11 May 2020- 11:13 by Local Press Report KAMPALA PML Daily The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries has embarked on demolition of a 100 hectare floating Island at Port Bell Luzira in Nakawa Division, Kampala. Four drone based imagery su ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2020 - 11:13

  6. Lake Victoria Surge Jeopardises Regional Hydropower Capacity

    5 May 2020- 10:00 by Local Press Report KAMPALA ESI-Africa In Uganda, Lake Victoria’s water levels have surged to their highest level in more than half a century posing a threat to the country’s hydropower plants. “The increased water level is causing dis ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2020 - 10:00

  7. Lake Victoria Floods Force Displacement, Hamper Social Distancing Measures

    28 Apr 2020- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat KISUMU CITY, Kenya Heavy rains that have caused major flooding in and around Lake Victoria over the past two weeks have affected fisheries, restaurants, shops, homes and livelihoods in in Kenya and Uganda, with ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:53

  8. Democratic Republic Of Congo Announces Free Water For Next Two Months

    6 Apr 2020- 10:39 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Anadolu Agency The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will provide free water and electricity across the country for the next two months, officials said. The National Electricity Company (SNEL) and water sup ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:39

  9. AfWA Calls For Investment In Climate Resilient Water Systems

    2 Mar 2020- 09:36 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Anadolu Agency The largest water and sanitation sector gathering in Africa ended Thursday in Uganda with a call for governments to invest in climate-resilient water systems and irrigation to reduce vulnerabi ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2020 - 09:36

  10. Massive New Hydro Project In Uganda?

    12 Feb 2020- 11:59 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Reuters A Chinese firm has applied to Ugandan authorities for a licence to develop a $1.4 billion hydropower plant that could potentially expand the country’s generation capacity by 40% according to a regul ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  11. SDGs As Investment Opportunities

    28 Jan 2020- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:20

  12. Deadly Metals Pollute Lake Victoria

    23 Jan 2020- 06:49 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Water samples collected from three separate locations around the lake show it contains high levels of lead, arsenic, aluminum, and phosphorus, which are not good for human life when consumed in c ...

    Local Press Report - 01/23/2020 - 06:49

  13. Nile Basin Initiative HydroMet System Will Improve Water Resources Planning In Member States

    11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inf ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  14. WASH Funding Inadequate In Eastern and Southern Africa

    12 Oct 2019- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya A new report on water, sanitation and health (WASH) sector financing in UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) has identified massive funding gaps that will hinder achievement of WAS ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 11:55

  15. Kenya-Uganda Agreement Seeks Non-violent, Sustainable Peace

    17 Sep 2019- 06:56 by Local Press Report MOROTO Capital FM President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Thursday witnessed the signing of an agreement aimed at promoting sustainable peace and development among Turkana, Pokot and ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2019 - 13:06