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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

The urgent need for National Sanitation Authority and Fund

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Managing waste has become a hydra-headed problem for the country. Many environmentalists have been calling for something drastic to be done to change and...
Water

Ensure water supply to all in COVID-19 season

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Ghana has joined the rest of the World to celebrate Water Day with a call on government to ensure that water is supplied to...

CONIWAS awards World Vision, UNICEF, WaterAid and others for supporting WASH sector.

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Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has taken another judicious step by organizing Mole XXX Special awards night. The awards...

National Sanitation Authority in the offing – Veep

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Ghana as a country will soon have National Sanitation Authority and a National Sanitation Fund to help tackle sanitation and water challenges which has...

30th edition Mole confab: Stakeholders to brainstorm over factors hindering WASH sector

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The Vice-Chairman of the Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the Water and Sanitation Sector (CONIWAS), Mr. Yaw Atta Arhin has hinted that the...

Ghana’s water and sanitation policies yet to be sufficiently aligned with SDGs

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The Coalition of NGO’s in the Water and Sanitation Sector (CONIWAS), has called for the redoubling of efforts to achieve the water and sanitation...
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Ghana government tasked to double-up efforts to achieve SDG 6

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Ghana as a country has been challenged to double up efforts in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 which requires that...
Mr Attah Arhin

CONIWAS Advises government to give more resources to water sector

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Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on government to increase financial allocation to drinking water supply to ensure equity...
Dirty Water

Ghana government tasked to invest in water sector

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The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on the government to swiftly step up its coordination efforts to ensure that...
WASH Budget

Government advised to devote more funds to sanitation and water

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The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on the government to increase budgetary allocation towards Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)...

Gov’t applauds CONIWAS for Reforming Ghana’s WASH sector

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Government of Ghana says it will work closely with Non-governmental Organisations in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) to help address issues hampering the WASH sector...

Global Handwashing Day: Ghanaians advised to adopt the hand washing practice.

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Ghanaians have been advised to regard hand washing with soap as priority in order to avoid a wide range of illnesses including cholera and...
open-defecation

Ghana media declare war on Open Defecation

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A group of leading media houses seeking to push for an end to open defecation in Ghana launched their campaign here on Wednesday. The Media...
poor-sanitation

Ghana’s chronic sanitation issue won’t end in 2020 – expert

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Ghana’s chronic sanitation challenge seems insurmountable and cannot go away by 2020 as government projects, experts have stated. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made...

Gov’t Of Ghana urged to establish Sanitation Fund

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The Alliance for WASH Advocacy (A4WA), a Coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) and networks, has urged Government to establish a Sanitation Fund to...

CONIWAS Happy for Sanitation and Water Resources Ministry

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The Coalition of Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), has commended government for creating a Ministry dedicated to sanitation and water resources.“This...
Nsawam Water crisis

More than three million Ghanaians lack safe drinking water

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According to global charity, Water Aid Ghana, (W,A,G); Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) and the Ghana Watsan Journalists Network (GWJN) the...

Clear policies would aid Ghana to acheive SDGs – Minister

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The Minister, who said this at the opening of the 26th Mole Conference, held in Bolgatanga, explained that every region had a peculiar problem...
water

Ghana fails on Sanitation and Water for All

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Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meetings (HLMs) are held every two years since the formation of SWA platform in 2009. It...
Police confiscated an iron ore mining operation belonging to a drugs cartel near Lazaro Cardenas in March

Mining activities threaten Ghana?s water MDG results

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The activities of some mining companies still threaten to roll back Ghana?s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) water achievements, a study has concluded. ...

Poor sanitation costs Ghana $290 million annually

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Ghana loses about US$290 million yearly as a result of poor sanitation and bad hygiene, according to the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in the...
Millennium Development Goals

A look beyond millennium development goals

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Participants at the 25th Mole conference have resolved to continue supporting and pursuing the targets for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), seeing as the...

Using Taboos Open Defecation Could Be Stopped

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Mr Benjamin Arthur, Executive Secretary, Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), has appealed to traditional authorities to use traditional values and custom...

CONIWAS Says Open defecation killing Ghanaians

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Acting Vice Chairman of the Coalition of non- governmental organizations (NGOs) in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS), Mr. Farouk Braimah, has noted that  the inability...