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30 Jul 2022 LUSAKA, Zambia
Zambia launches Water Investment Programme to enhance job creation through gender sensitive investments in water security, industrialisation and climate resilient development.
10 Apr 2021 LUSAKA
China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) awarded a contract for water and sanitation improvement project in the northern part of Zambia.
4 Mar 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Two communities on the Niger Delta have won the right to sue Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) in English courts over decades of oil pollution that has damaged rivers, coastal areas and farmland as well as health, The UK Supreme Court overruled a previous Appeal Court finding that there was no real issue to be tried...
7 Feb 2021 LUSAKA
A climate resilient project in Zambia supported by the African Development Bank and Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has won the Water ChangeMaker People’s Choice Award-Africa. The Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Kafue Sub-basin Pilot Program for Climate Resilience beat two other finalists identified by an expert jury to win first prize with roughly 7,000 votes...
4 Feb 2021 LUSAKA, Zambia
Zambian villagers whose land and water was polluted by effluent discharged by the operators of the world’s second-largest copper mine have reached an undisclosed settlement agreement with the mine’s owner.A joint statement issued 18 January said: “Without admission of liability, Vedanta Resources Limited and Konkola Copper Mines Plc confirm that they have agreed, for the benefit of local communities, the settlement of all claims brought against them by Zambian claimants...
21 Jan 2021 LUSAKA, Zambia
Women and girls in rural sub-Saharn Africa can benefit from up to 32 hours more time per month with availability of piped water supplies closer to home.This extra time dramatically improves the lives of women and girls, while also improving economic opportunities, food security and well-being for entire households, according to new research...
18 Jan 2021 LUSAKA
President Edgar Lungu has directed newly appointed Minister of Water Development Raphael Nakachinda to ensure that water harvesting in the country is actualized. President Lungu said water harvesting has not been taken seriously in the country despite continuous heavy rains and floods. The President said Zambia can benefit a lot from water harvesting for industrial, agricultural and domestic purposes among others.