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A Model Sanitation Solution: How cleaning up our sanitation act can help foster development and progress in societies 

For the first time, the World Water Forum was held in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Forum is the…

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The Road to Dakar: Our sanitation journey is just beginning

By Aïda Kabo, Program Officer, Speak Up Africa We have been on a journey…

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Access to sanitation and hygiene for a healthier continent

By Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Water and Sanitation, of the Republic of Senegal In…

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Promotion USAID 60th birthday

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The African Water Association turns to ‘’African Water and Sanitation Association’’ (AfWASA)

The African Water Association’s Ordinary General Assembly held by videoconference on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 gave a…

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World Water Day 2021: Let’s all talk about sanitation for once

By Aïda Kabo, Program Officer, Speak Up Africa While access to water and sanitation…

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Official launch of the Support Project for the Renewal of Sludge Trucks (PARC)

In Senegal, the rate of access to sanitation is estimated at 48% in 2017 with 5% of…

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Standardization, a key tool for improved sanitation across Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many critical issues to the fore, however perhaps most importantly, it has…

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Advocacy and strategic communication techniques training for African civil society organizations

Neglected tropical diseases are a group of communicable diseases that affect more than 1.5 billion people worldwide,…

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Speak Up Africa recognizes leaders in public health

Today, leading figures in public health across Africa, including HEM Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of…

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COVID-19 is highlighting the importance of improving sanitation on the continent

Now, more than ever, in the times of COVID-19, Africa is coming to the realization of how…

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CAPOOP Alliance launches new online water, sanitation & hygiene platform for collaboration

New platform will share resources to strengthen co-operation and efforts to address WASH challenges across Africa  

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Forging Africa’s future with Sustainable Sanitation

Dr. Canisius Kanangire, Executive Secretary of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) Access…

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Water and Sanitation: Driving change for Africa

By Mr, Serigne Mbaye Thiam, Minister of Water and Sanitation, Senegal In this age…

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Mayors from across Africa unite in Kampala to accelerate action on sanitation by 2030

The Mayors’ Forum on Advancing Citywide Inclusive Sanitation in Africa reaffirms sanitation commitments made at the FSM5/AfricaSan5…

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Leading sanitation organizations launch pan-African media sanitation fellowship

23 February 2020, Kampala – This week, the Communications, Advocacy & Policy Opportunities and Outreach for Poop (CAPOOP)…

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Leaders in sanitation form partnership to advance sanitation agenda and improve access to clean water across Africa

Speak Up Africa, a Policy and Advocacy Action Tank, and the African Water Association (AfWA), a…

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