water supply

electricity trade

Electricity trade, agriculture attract development bank grants

Development banks have identified electricity trade between Ethiopia and Djibouti and the agricultural market as key economic drivers with the AfDB signing $118 million in grant agreements.
water

AfDB’s new water policy prioritises sustainable, green growth

The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors have approved a new policy on water which prioritises water security and the transformation of water assets to foster sustainable, green and inclusive economic growth in regional member countries.
water

Ed’s note: How to manage water use when drought threatens

Cape Town never reached Day Zero, however, the threat of drought remains on high alert and water management should be on every city’s watch list.
coal sector

New coal mine planned for Mpumalanga halted for the moment

The Pretoria High Court has issued an interdict preventing coal mining company Uthaka Energy from starting mining and related activities in a Strategic Water Source area.
food security

4 motivating factors to nourish your business plan in 2021

Four stories concerning the influence of how addressing food security also lend itself to increasing energy access and stimulating economies.
solar powered farming

Partnership cultivated to deliver solar-powered farming in Togo

Supplied by solar irrigation provider SunCulture, the Bboxx EDF Togo initiative will be deploying water pumps and arranging financing for customers.
African Water Facility

Smart solar-powered water desalination system connected in Kenya

Powered entirely by solar energy and battery storage, GivePower's water desalination systems are operated with a SmartTap system.
bulk water pipeline

Bulk water pipeline in South Africa to commence under government’s watch

Civil works for the Tsomo Ngqamakhwe bulk water pipeline in the Eastern Cape, South Africa is set to commence says the Department of Water and Sanitation.
LWHP II

The LHWP II is delayed, expensive and wastes water

Based on the current progress in the awarding of tenders for the LWHP II, the project is about eight years behind schedule to deliver water to Gauteng.
smart water solutions

Water supply measures in place for South Sudanese populace

In efforts to boost water supply, South Sudan will embark on rehabilitation works of about 50km of the Juba town distribution network and related works.

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