Water in Burundi

  • Burundi Finance Minister, Abdallah Tabou Manirakiza.

    BURUNDI, 2013/12/06 Germany will donate 30 million euros to Burundi to enable the African country fund its hydro-electric infrastructure, quoting the Burundi Finance Minister, Abdallah Tabou Manirakiza. The Minister said an agreement to that result was reached Tuesday in Bujumbura with the representatives of the German Development Bank (KFW). According to the minister, half of the money will be used in an interconnection of regional electricity project from Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Africa : Universal Access to Water and Sanitation

    BOTSWANA, 2013/04/02 Access to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a universal human right and central to human wellbeing and development. From presently on 780 million people still receive drinking water from unimproved sources and 2.5 billion people continue to live without access to improved sanitation facilities. IDS' work on water and sanitation has been looking at what additional needs to be done, particularly through a new set of post 2015 development goals, to ensure that this right is enjoyed by amount.