THE government has expressed concern at low investment in sanitation infrastructure, a development that has seen 31 percent of the country’s rural population resorting to open defecation. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment Water and Climate, Prince Muparizviho, said this while addressing delegates to the water, sanitation, hygiene and energy expo (WASHen) which opened in […]
ENVIRONMENT minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri yesterday said the government was alarmed at the high levels of pollution in most of the country’s rivers, adding there was urgent need for all stakeholders to resolve the crisis before the country experiences another water-related epidemic such as cholera.
THE government has approved the National Water Policy (2013) that provides a guideline on management and development of water resources. The new policy is expected to tackle access challenges to safe drinking water and enhance improved provision of sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services. [/jbox]
The provision of clean, safe and reliable water is an urgent issue which needs to be addressed. This came out at the 2nd edition of the Water and Sanitation Expo which is currently underway in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe has remained vulnerable to recurring cases of dysentery, typhoid and cholera in both urban and rural areas since […]
THE second edition of the water, sanitation and hygiene and energy conference (WASHen 2015), kicks off today at the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo with more than 150 delegates having registered to take part in the deliberations.
THE 2015 Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Energy (WASHen) Conference begins in Bulawayo today with close to 200 delegates expected to attend. Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will officially open the two-day conference at the Zimbabwe International Exhibition Centre this afternoon.