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Bucket system must be eradicated

The Kalkfeld settlement in Namibia, located between Otjiwarongo and Omaruru is home to about 5000 people whose lives are stuck in the pre-independence era. Apart from using bucket toilets, there are no proper houses or jobs and seemingly little is...
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Nigeria to give priority to water

The Nigeria Minister for Water Resources, Sarah Ochepe has appealed to the chairman of all local government councils to give priority to the provision of water and sanitation to the rural population in order to curb the spread of waterborne...

Carbon offset trading study on the cards

Through funding from the British High Commission’s Prosperity Programme, the development of a second phase of a carbon trading study for South Africa is underway. Promethium Carbon published a report in March 2014 on the potential structuring...

New AMS laboratory launched

Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, has launched a new Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Facility in Gauteng at the iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences (iThemba LABS). This is the only AMS facility of its kind in...