Poor sanitation – Africa’s greatest enemy People from the first and second world countries don’t know the problems that poor sanitation can cause, and thus many would find the statement from the title wrong. We have advanced so much that we have forgotten how an inadequate sewerage system can affect people and the environment. It’s …read more
Concerning water issues in Africa The water issue in Africa is nothing new; the continent has problems with drinkable water for a very long time. The biggest problem is the lack of progress on this issue. Just look at the WHO reports from various points in past and you will notice a slight change in …read more
Companies owning big factories have a lot to answer for when it comes to pollution. They pollute the atmosphere, rivers and oceans; causes oil spillage in the sea killing millions of creatures and their habitat, and poses many other environmental threats. In Africa, one such problem brought by mining companies is acid mine water or …read more
Africa is slowly rising on its feet through the continued effort of different organizations around the globe. The recent conclusion of the 7th World Water Forum conducted in South Korea has further strengthened the Millennium Development goal that was established back in 2000 following the Millennium Summit of the United Nation.
“Give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for day, teach a man how to fish and you’ll feed him in a lifetime”, an old saying that has been around for who knows how long. Our article today will be loosely related on this quote.
It is still an ongoing battle for Africa and the philanthropists involved with the country’s struggle in providing clean and accessible water for the masses. Water has always been an issue in Africa. In first world or developing countries, a simple twist of a faucet will provide clean water. In Africa, people fall in line …read more
One of the major issues that Africa face and is currently battling is the lack of clean water supply and sanitation. This huge disadvantage has made thousands upon thousands of African lives much more arduous. In the current state of affairs, the African Union has officially launch the Kigali Action Plan – a 50 million …read more