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The East African: Rapid population growth to worsen water scarcity

By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Rwanda is facing water scarcity due to rapid population growth, and inadequate investment in infrastructure in water storage, conservation and sustainable access. A study presented at the recent Nile Basin Development Forum, which brought together experts to discuss water challenges in the Nile region, shows that Rwanda’s water scarcity started in 2007 […]

COP 23: Africa, World Leaders Sign Commitment for Faster Climate Action

PAMACC News Agency November 13, 2017 Regional and local leaders attending COP23 in Bonn have made it very clear that global warming is worsening, and that its consequences are upon humanity. At a moment of escalating environmental crisis on land, air and sea, leaders including those from Africa signed the Bonn-Fiji Commitment on Sunday November […]

Life After Gibe III Dam Construction: Kenya’s Smallest Tribe Struggles to Survive as Lake Turkana Water Recedes

Story by Fredrick Mugira, Video by Benedict Moran For most El Molo people in Kenya, the past year has been the worst in living memory. Lake Turkana, the water body that they and their ancestors have depended on, is incapable of feeding them. This tiny tribe – with a population of less than 2000 – […]

COP23: Inaction by Any Party at COP23 is Equivalent to Alliance with Donald Trump- Civil Society Groups Insist

PAMACC News Agency November 7, 2017 The decision by the US President Donald Trump to pull the United States from the Paris climate agreement has been met with strong criticism from African civil society sounding a knell against countries or parties that follow in his footsteps. African civil society under the leadership of the Pan […]

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