Wednesday Water File #8 – International

[WWF] Most cities are located where they are because they had a good water source to start with, but as they grow they need to import drinking water and export waste water. Although Cape Town — with almost 4 million residents — has been billed as the…

[WWF] Most cities are located where they are because they had a good water source to start with, but as they grow they need to import drinking water and export waste water. Although Cape Town -- with almost 4 million residents -- has been billed as the first major city in the world to run the risk of its taps running dry, there are many other cities that are water stressed. The World Economic Forum lists water crises among its chief concerns in its annual Global Risks Report 2018 and many cities are no

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dapchi Abduction – Parents Welcome Negotiation Option to Rescue School Girls

[Vanguard] Parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe, on Tuesday, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for considering the option of negotiation against use of military force to rescue the girls.

[Vanguard] Parents of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in Yobe, on Tuesday, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for considering the option of negotiation against use of military force to rescue the girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Kinshasa’s Markets Are Captured By Powerful Private Interests

[The Conversation Africa] Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is home to 10 million people. With an estimated 400 markets and over 1 million traders, markets are an important supplier of goods and source of livelihood. …

[The Conversation Africa] Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), is home to 10 million people. With an estimated 400 markets and over 1 million traders, markets are an important supplier of goods and source of livelihood. They are also an important source of revenue for the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Women Largely Observers in Mining

[New Era] Windhoek -In Namibia, less than one percent of women are involved in the mining of tin and tantalum and selling semi-precious stones, mostly in Erongo and Kunene regions.

[New Era] Windhoek -In Namibia, less than one percent of women are involved in the mining of tin and tantalum and selling semi-precious stones, mostly in Erongo and Kunene regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Cancer Treatment Centre Big Development in Health Sector’

[Nyasa Times] Malawians will benefit a lot from a Cancer Treatment Centre in Lilongwe that is being constructed near the Kamuzu Central Hospital, the Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi has said.

[Nyasa Times] Malawians will benefit a lot from a Cancer Treatment Centre in Lilongwe that is being constructed near the Kamuzu Central Hospital, the Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

When a Player Acts Like a Husband

[Nairobi News] ‘People watching’ is an idle hobby every Kenyan has practiced whether knowingly or un-knowingly. For those who do not know what this is. It is an art where you look at people especially when you are stuck in traffic and have no book or p…

[Nairobi News] 'People watching' is an idle hobby every Kenyan has practiced whether knowingly or un-knowingly. For those who do not know what this is. It is an art where you look at people especially when you are stuck in traffic and have no book or phone to keep you busy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya