World Bank to Improve Water, Sanitation in Blantyre
The World Bank has approved about K146 billion ($1m) for Malawi to help the country improve water and sanitation services and solid waste management services in the commercial city of Blantyre.
Dr. Mugisha Re-Elected AFWASA President
The Managing Director of Uganda's National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Dr Silver Mugisha has been re-elected as African Water Association President and the East African country’s capital, Kampala, has been voted to host the next AFWA Congress and Exhibition which is scheduled for February 2025.
Countries Urged to Include Women in Water Sector Policy Making
The International Forum of Professional Women for Water, Sanitation and Environment in Africa has highlighted the need to include women in policy and decision making in the water sector, observing that women suffer the most from the effects of poor sanitation.
Quality Water Remains a Challenge In Africa-AFWA
The African Water Association AFWA has admitted that access to quality water remains a challenge in most African countries, with Malawi being among the top countries where people do not have access to safe and clean water.
Journalists Trained Ahead of Afwa International Conference
Twenty journalists from across Africa are undergoing a two-day training ahead of the 21st African Water Association International Congress and Exhibition-7th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference to be held from 19 to 21 February 2023 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Vendors Defy LL City Council Order to Vacate Illegal Market
Vendors plying their trade opposite Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) offices in Lilongwe insist they will not obey the order by the Lilongwe City Council for them to vacate the place.
LWB Extends Water Supply Network To Fight Cholera
Lilongwe Water Board says it has extended its water supply network to areas outside its jurisdiction where cholera is on the rise under its cholera response strategy.
Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee Chairperson Peter Dimba Resigns
Chairperson for the Legal Affairs Committee of Parliament Peter Dimba has resigned from his position with immediate effect.
Chakwera Told to do More on Gender Balance
Women rights activists have commended President Lazarus Chakwera for a satisfactory gender representation in the new cabinet but say he should work toward a 50:50 representation in the future.
LUANAR Students Benefit from LWB Partnership
The Lilongwe Water Board has awarded K14 million to 26 best performing and needy students in the Agricultural and Engineering Department at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR).