Past events

Past events

Find articles, programmes, presentations and other issues from past events in the water and sanitation sector in Ghana.

WASH experts hail Kuffour's appointment as SWA chair

Some experts in Ghana’s water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector have hailed former President John Kufuor’s appointment as the new Chair for the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership, as good news for the sector.

Zoomlion to launch national environmental week

Accra, Nov. 22, GNA - The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development in collaborating with Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL) will launch an environmental sanitation awareness month to help address management and environmental sanitation challenges facing the nation.       

Zoomlion provides sanitation vehicles to Assemblies

Accra, Nov. 21, GNA - The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development on Monday announced that government in collaboration with Export and Import Bank of India would provide 11million dollars to procure sanitation vehicles for 21 Assemblies next year.

Red Cross to organize plastic waste collection competetion in schools

Koforidua, GNA – Mr Kwame Darko Asumadu, Eastern Regional Manager of the Red Cross, has said the Secretariat would soon organize plastic waste and water sachet collection competition in schools.

GII adovates public participation in water management

Cape Coast, GNA- The Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) Mr Vitus Azeem on Friday stressed the need for the involvement of water users in water management in the country.

Six communities in Tain to benefit from World Bank project

Accra,  GNA – Mr Alban Sumani Bagbin, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Tuesday announced that six communities in Tain District in the Brong Ahafo Region would benefit from the World Bank Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation Projects (SRWSP)

Kufuor to chair Sanitation and Water for All partnership

Accra, Nov 16, GNA – Former President John Agyekum Kufuor  has been appointed to chair the Sanitation and Water for All partnership, the first high level chair of the partnership.

Ghana needs $1.5bn to meet water supply

Cape Coast, Nov14, GNA - Mr Vitus Azeem, Executive Director of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, at the weekend said Ghana needed 1.49 billion dollars for the expansion of water supply to the people by the year 2020. He 811 million dollars would be required to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) on water in 2015.

World Bank to support Urban Water and Transport Sectors in Ghana

Accra, Nov. 11, GNA – The World Bank has approved 373.3 million dollars to support Urban Water and Transport Sectors in seven regions in the country.

GWCL to close down treatment plant if mining continues in Bonsa River

Tarkwa,  GNA - Authorities of the Ghana Water Company Limited GWCL at Tarkwa  would close down its treatment Plant if illegal miners do not refrain from prospecting for gold in the Bonsa River.