Clean water,proper sanitation and food safety measures to stamp out cholera
11 June 2017 | 8:15 am
Clean water,proper sanitation and food safety measures to stamp out cholera.
27 Apr 2021
Residents in the Federal Capital Capital have been warned against building on water ways to prevent flood disaster.
29 Apr 2021
Lagos state government has handed over amputee sachet water seller, Mary Daniels, 26, to monitoring agencies over discrepancies in her story.
5 May 2021
Despite opposition, Rio has sold rights to its water and sewage treatment to companies Agea and Igua. The winning bidders have the goal of collecting and treating 90% of sewage by 2033.
4 May 2021
Importation of more than 16000 bottles of expired table water intercepted by the KLT Command of the Nigeria Customs Service begs the question of waste of scarce foreign exchange.
28 May 2021
The Central African Republic's dry season is coming to an end and recent heavy rains over the capital Bangui led to power and water shortages for 10 days. But for hundreds of thousands of the city's residents, this was nothing new. The company that supplies running water to Bangui was created in 1970, when it served some 100,000 people. The city's population has since grown to 1.5 million people, very few of whom have daily access to running water. Our correspondent Clément Di Roma reports.
15 Jun 2021
Portuguese soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo removed two bottles of tournament sponsors Coca-Cola away from him as he entered a news conference on Monday (June 14) before holding up a bottle of water to the media, dismissing the famous sugary drink.
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Ethiopian refugees fleeing the Tigray war and taking shelter in the Eastern Sudanese Hamdayet camp complained about a dangerous lack of water and food on Saturday. Though people living in Hamdayet Border Reception Centre get food aid from government and international organisations, they are struggling daily lack of drinking water.
8 Jul 2021
A woman was arrested for allegedly spraying liquid from a water gun on an Olympic torch relay runner in eastern Japan on Sunday (July 4). Kayoko Takahashi, 53, was arrested by police in the city of Mito in Ibaraki Prefecture, about 100 kilometres northeast from Tokyo on suspicion of forcible obstruction of business.
10 Jul 2021
Authorities use a fire engine to spray water at people who violate new virus restrictions in the Indonesian city of Semarang. The Southeast Asian nation has seen an unprecedented wave of infections driven by the highly contagious Delta variant, said government officials.
25 Jul 2021
A man was shot dead during protests that started in several cities in Iran over ongoing water shortages. Iranian authorities blamed his death on "rioters."
The Belgian city of Dinant has seen one of its districts devastated by violent torrents of water and mud, leaving residents to clear up the mess and cars destroyed. Robert Closset, the Deputy Mayor of Dinant, says "I really ask our Belgian government to send specialists to guide us towards what we should do for the population, because this must never happen again."
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More than a million people worldwide die each year from infections linked to microbes resistant to antibiotics, a new study has found. Researchers describe the threat as "one of the greatest challenges facing humanity."
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Iraq is at a crossroads as the losers of the country's recent elections are using violence in an attempt to overturn the results of the vote. At the same time, a genuine opposition is emerging for the first time.
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A court in France ruled the US tech giant must show exactly how it combats online attacks. Anti-discrimination groups say the social media company drags its feet on removing discriminatory content.
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A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister told state radio on Thursday. A large rush of people at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia has left at least 29 people dead overnight into Thursday, according to authorities.
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An unknown number of people are killed in Ghana in a huge explosion that razed hundreds of buildings to the ground. The blast was caused by a truck carrying explosives which collided with a motorcycle. Also, at least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a stampede of worshippers at a Christian ceremony in Monrovia. And the big upset of the day at the Africa Cup of Nations saw Ivory Coast cruise past defending champions Algeria 3-1 to send them crashing out of the tournament.
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Lebanon's healthcare system is crumbling amid an economic crisis that has led to an exodus of thousands of doctors and nurses, forced private hospitals to close some departments and put further strains on the already stretched state sector.