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CONIWAS petitions CHRAJ over WASH facilities in schools

The Coalition of Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) yesterday petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on the lack of (Water, Sanitaion and Hygiene) WASH facilities with changing rooms in both public and private schools. According to the group, ‘when children are in school and have no water to […]

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Human activities hamper safe water supply in Ghana: minister

Ghana’s attempt to achieve universal access to safe and affordable drinking water by 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is hampered by human activities, including unsafe agriculture practices, said Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Monday. Dapaah said at a press briefing that breaching buffer zones along natural water bodies that […]

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Data on water situation in Ghana: Data mismatch- GWJN Report

By: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH The Ghana WASH Journalists Network (GWJN) formerly known as Ghana Watsan Journalists Network a voluntary not-for-profit organization comprising Ghanaian journalists who are interested in using their professional skills to promote high-quality standards in the country’s water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) sector has revealed that the water situation on the ground does not support data […]

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WORLD WATER DAY: Water Resources Commission to train underground water users

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) has expressed concern about the use of underground water by packaged water producers who operate without regulations from the Commission. Mr Francis Acquah-Swanzy, Officer of the Commission, told the media that many underground water users did not have licenses or geologists to guide their operations. the official said this during […]

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Mole XXXII participants urge Ghana to plan ahead to preempt future emergencies

Some participants at the Mole XXXII conference have urged the government of Ghana and its partners in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector to make planning an active part of their mandates to preempt future emergencies. Speaking at the opening of the 2021 Mole Conference at Ejisu, near Kumasi Tuesday, Pierre Frank Laporte, the […]

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WASH sector critical to Ghana’s socio-economic development: Dapaah

The Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector is critical to the socio-economic development of Ghana, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, said Tuesday. In her keynote address during the opening of the 2021 Mole Conference (Mole XXXII) being held at Ejisu, near Kumasi, Dapaah said the government remained committed to the […]