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ZIMFUND launches first phase of Zimbabwe’s water supply and sanitation rehab project

by Wallace Mawire

The Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZimFund) urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project phase one expected to increase the reliability, quality and availability of water, restore wastewater treatment capacity and reduce the incidence of cholera and other water related diseases has been launched, according to the Zimfund Manager,  Engineer Emmanuel Nzabanita.
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Cape Town welcomes more than 5000 power and water professionals this week as Eskom CE Brian Dames and Minister Edna Molewa address African Utility Week

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City of Cape Town to share its water and sanitation vision and showcase facilities during African Utility Week

“Demand will outstrip supply by 2019” read more

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“Water utilities have come to realise there is an urgent need to conserve energy if they want to break even.”

Interview with Sarah M. Tibatemwa, Africa Director at the International Water Association and speaker in the water track at African Utility Week 2013. read more

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£179 million five-year healthcare British-backed programme to rebuild clinics, train health workers, supply essential medicines and equipment, and improve water and sanitation in DR Congo

Six million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will have access to essential healthcare under a new British-backed programme, Foreign Secretary William Hague announced during his visit to Eastern DRC, in a joint statement with the International Development Secretary Justine Greening. read more

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World Water Day: South Africa has most progressive water policies, but fails with implementation

African Utility Week to look at municipalities’ key water challenges read more

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AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS MINING FOR DEVELOPMENT IN MOZAMBIQUE

CANBERRA, Australia, March, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Australian expertise is helping Mozambique sustainably manage its mineral resources and ensure that mining revenue supports development. read more

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DistribuTECH Africa Conference to Co-Locate with POWER-GEN Africa 2014

Monday, 4 March 2013. PennWell International announced that it has made the strategic decision to co-locate the POWER-GEN Africa and DistribuTECH Africa exhibitions and conferences. The combined event will take place from 17 – 19 March, 2014 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. read more

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“The Ethical Water Exchange is THE platform to transform wastewater into a clean tradable resource: treated wastewater.”

Exclusive interview with Valérie Issumo, Founder, Prana Sustainable Water, Switzerland.  She will address the Water track at African Utility Week on: “Ethical water exchange – the monetary value of recycled wastewater”. read more

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African Water Facility to Support Access of Urban Poor to Sanitation in Uganda

 

TUNIS, Tunisia, February 5, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Water Facility offered a 1 million euro grant to the Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) to support their Kawempe Urban Poor Sanitation Improvement Project (KUPSIP). The project is designed to provide affordable and sustainable sanitation services to over 100,000 urban poor living in the Kawempe Municipality, in Kampala, Uganda. read more

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Billions lost from the poor provision of water and sanitation

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

LIBERIAN President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the World loses $260 billion from poor water and sanitation, read more

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Zambia Economic Brief: Recent Economic Developments and the State of Basic Human Opportunities for Children

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Zambia’s economy is growing faster than the economies of most of its mineral-producing and non-mineral producing peers
  • Economic growth has been led by a strong performance in mining, manufacturing, services and agriculture;
  • Despite strong economic growth in the last decade, Zambia has made very little progress in reducing poverty and providing basic opportunities for children still remains a challenge

Despite slowdowns in the global economy, the Southern African nation of Zambia is showing strong gains in its economic performance with an expected growth rate of 7.3 percent in 2012, up from 6.8 percent in 2011. read more

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African Cities Can Become More Sustainable, Resilient by Managing Water Better, Says World Bank

Study Points to New Ways of Thinking about Urban Water Management Using Integrated Approaches read more

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LifeTech Industries Partners with SunPlex Limited for Distribution in Africa – Potential Revenues of $75 Million

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — LifeTech Industries, Inc. (OTCBB: LTCH) – a Company that provides innovative water solutions – has signed an exclusive ten-country distribution agreement with SunPlex Limited. read more

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