Partners, Donors Urged to Support Safe Drinking Water Initiatives for Rural Ghana

[Ghana Govt.] Water scarcity is one of the world’s leading challenges affecting over 2.1 billion people worldwide, with approximately three in ten people across the globe lacking access to safe and readily available water at home.

[Ghana Govt.] Water scarcity is one of the world's leading challenges affecting over 2.1 billion people worldwide, with approximately three in ten people across the globe lacking access to safe and readily available water at home.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

ICAG Hosts Public Lecture On ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’

[Ghana Govt.] A former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Prof. Steven Adei, has lauded the “Ghana beyond aid” agenda as a good articulation of a national vision and, probably, the first since the Nkrumah adm…

[Ghana Govt.] A former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Prof. Steven Adei, has lauded the "Ghana beyond aid" agenda as a good articulation of a national vision and, probably, the first since the Nkrumah administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Early Warning Systems Need to Actively Involve People and Communities At Risk, Says Environment Minister

[Government of Mauritius] Early warning is a major element of disaster risk reduction. To be effective, early warning systems need to actively involve people and communities at risk. By ensuring strong coordination among all relevant stakeholders, they…

[Government of Mauritius] Early warning is a major element of disaster risk reduction. To be effective, early warning systems need to actively involve people and communities at risk. By ensuring strong coordination among all relevant stakeholders, they are more effective and cost-efficient than stand-alone, single hazard systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Squabble Over Money for Masiphumelele Land

[GroundUp] Land in Masiphumelele has been identified for much needed housing. This follows an investigation by the Public Protector, which led to a settlement between the City of Cape Town and the community.

[GroundUp] Land in Masiphumelele has been identified for much needed housing. This follows an investigation by the Public Protector, which led to a settlement between the City of Cape Town and the community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mauritius to Sign MoU With Zambia Bureau of Standards

[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Zambia Bureau of Standards, with the objective of promoting and facilitating bilateral trade between the two countries through the eli…

[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius Standards Bureau (MSB) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Zambia Bureau of Standards, with the objective of promoting and facilitating bilateral trade between the two countries through the elimination of non-tariff barriers.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Construction Industry Crucial for Successful Transformation of Economy – Construction Minister

[ENA] The construction sector, which is the second most important sector in the Ethiopian economy in terms of workforce and 9.5 percent of the GDP in 2016, is crucial in ensuring the successful transformation of the economy, Construction Minister Aisha…

[ENA] The construction sector, which is the second most important sector in the Ethiopian economy in terms of workforce and 9.5 percent of the GDP in 2016, is crucial in ensuring the successful transformation of the economy, Construction Minister Aisha said.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nigeria Spends N400bn On Sugar Importation in 4 Years – House Panel

[Premium Times] Nigeria spent about N400 billion on the importation of raw sugar from 2013 to 2016, the head of a House of Representatives committee investigating sugar waivers has said.

[Premium Times] Nigeria spent about N400 billion on the importation of raw sugar from 2013 to 2016, the head of a House of Representatives committee investigating sugar waivers has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria