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Equity Before Christmas Campaign: The African Water Commons Collective to Picket Cape Town Council Meeting on December 7th 2023

The African Water Commons Collective (AWCC) is gearing up for an important moment in their fight against water apartheid as they organize a picket outside the last City of Cape Town Council Meeting for 2023. The collective, comprised of water justice organizers and representatives of communities, aims to address the pressing issue of water inequality in both Cape Town and Gaza.

A Cry for Water: Cape Town’s Urgent Plea for Equity Before Christmas

In the city of Cape Town, where disparities in water access have created a stark divide, the African Water Commons Collective issued a passionate plea to Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis and city officials. In an open letter addressed to the Mayor, the collective outlined ten urgent demands that, if unmet, threaten to cast a shadow over the festive season for the majority of Cape Town’s residents.

Voices of Water Justice Project in Ekiti State: A Call for Clean and Accessible Water

Ekiti State, Nigeria – August 2023 – In a call for clean and accessible water, the Ecumenical Water Network – Africa (EWNA) is spearheading the “Voices of Water Justice Project” in Ekiti State, Nigeria. Supported by the Blue Planet Project and the Africa Water Justice Network, this initiative seeks to address the pressing issue of empty …

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Nairobi Water Justice Working Group Stands Firm Against Water Privatization

Nairobi, Kenya – October 9, 2023 – In a resounding show of unity and determination, the Nairobi Water Justice Working Group, alongside community representatives and union members, took to the streets of Nairobi to voice their unwavering opposition to the proposed Nairobi Water and Sewerage Services Bill 2023. This historic event unfolded as a march and …

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Africa Water Justice Network Condemns Siege on Gaza and Urges Respect for Human Rights and International Law

Accra, October 14, 2023 – The Africa Water Justice Network (AWJN) strongly condemns the ongoing siege and denial of water and other basic necessities to the people of Gaza by the Israeli government. We call upon all actors involved to respect human rights and international law in their actions. The people of Gaza have long …

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Africa Water Justice Network Condemns Apartheid Israeli Government’s Irony in Showcasing Water Governance in Africa

PRESS STATEMENT Issued 11 July 2023 for Immediate Release Accra, Ghana – The Africa Water Justice Network, a Pan-African water justice group, vehemently condemns the seminar held on 10th July by the City of Tshwane in collaboration with representatives of the apartheid Israeli government, showcasing alleged “international best practices” in water governance. We are deeply …

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