Africa

Coalition of Civil Societies vows to resist moves to privatise water sector n African communities

Says World Bank, IMF, behind privatization project As African countries observe Africa Week of Action Against Water Privatization, the Coalition of Civil Societies and activists have vowed to resist the commercialization of access to water. The activists made the disclosure at a press conference on Monday in Lagos to mark this year’s Africa Week of …

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Yaounde: African Centre for Advocacy Celebrates Water Week, urges fight against Privatisation

The African Centre for Advocacy, ACA has commemorated this year’s Africa Water Week with a call for collective efforts in fighting the privatisation of water sources. This was during a sensitisation program that was carried out at Champions International Bilingual Secondary and High School, Nkolfoulou, Yaounde, this October The Advocacy officer for African Center for …

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Africa Water Week: ACA Campaigns To Protect Africa’s Water From Corporate Capture

ACA team handing buckets to Champions International Bilingual Secondary and High School, Nkolfoulou, Soa students In commemorating this year’s Africa Water Week, the African Center for Advocacy, ACA in line with this year’s theme, is campaigning against corporate capture of Africa’s water. Celebrations to mark the Africa Water Week in 2023 spanned from the 9 …

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Coalition of NGOs cautions African leaders over water privatization

As activists across Africa mark this year’s Africa Week of Action Against Water Privatization, a coalition of civil society and labour activists have decried attempts to commercialize and privatize water on the continent. The Our Water, Our Right Africa Coalition (OWORAC) at this year’s event, which is the third called for concerted efforts to resist …

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Our Water, Our Right: African communities, workers, and civil society join hands across continent urging regional leaders to stave off water privatisation threats

This week, civil society and labour activists are urging African leaders to be the bulwark against a rising tide of threats to communities’ access to water, with particular attention to the insidious threats that water privatisation and corporate capture pose to the human right to water. The Our Water, Our Right Africa Coalition (OWORAC) – …

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Third Africa Week of Action Against Water Privatisation to Deepen Pushback Against World Bank, IMF

Civil society and labour activists from Africa campaigning against water privatisation will organise the third edition of the Africa Week of Action Against Water Privatisation from 9-15 October 2023.  The week of action, which coincides with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Annual Meetings holding in Marrakech, Morocco from 9-15 October 2023, has …

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On World Water Day, African leaders urged to ‘accelerate change’ from privatisation, false solutions

In commemoration of World Water Day 2023, civil society, labour and community activists, leading the Our Water, Our Right Africa Coalition (OWORAC), yesterday, called on local, national and regional leaders to heed the lessons of history by dumping the false solution of water privatisation under any guise. The coalition, which comprised activists and trade unionists …

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