Going door-to-door in Cameroon to save water
Water is often wasted unnecessarily. Two men in Yaounde, Cameroon were inspired to start a group that goes door-to-door raising awareness about how water is used — and wasted — in private households.
House prices are driving Namibia’s youth out of town
Your own place to call home, with electricity, water, and a clean toilet – that’s not much to ask, right? But even that is out of reach for many in Windhoek. Now a youth movement is saying: enough is enough.
Soil: How it works
There's a lot more to that brown stuff under your feet than meets the eye! Soil is the link between the air, water, rocks, and organisms — and its health is vital in keeping ecosystems alive.
Iraq fish farmers hit by carp deaths, amid fears over pollution
Thousands of freshwater carp in fish farms in central Iraq have perished, putting pressure on agricultural workers already struggling because of a lack of water and pollution. The government has ruled out deliberate poisoning but the cause is still unknown.
What do you do when your island runs out of water?
Water is already scarce on Cape Verde, a small island nation off Africa's west coast. As climate change exacerbates the problem, what can the country's government do about it?
Tackling Nigeria’s water sanitation crisis
Only 97 million people have access to improved sanitation in Nigeria. This is according to Zaid Jurji, Chief, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Section of UNICEF, Nigeria. He joins CNBC Africa from Abuja to discuss solutions to Nigeria’s water sanitation crisis.
Cape Town is running out of water
One of the world's iconic tourist destinations could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.
Clean water,proper sanitation and food safety measures to stamp out cholera
Clean water,proper sanitation and food safety measures to stamp out cholera.