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Ghana: Africa Water Activists resist Corporate Privatisation as World Bank Meets

Ghana: Africa Water Activists resist Corporate Privatisation as World Bank Meets

Activists making the demands come from Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania Uganda, representing parts of the continent currently under acute threat of water privatisation Civil society and labour activists on the platform of the Our Water Our Right Africa Coalition have called on African governments to reject water privatisation and demand the return of water systems seized…

Nigeria: Africa Activists, Global NGOs Oppose Water Privatisation As World Bank, IMF Meet

Nigeria: Africa Activists, Global NGOs Oppose Water Privatisation As World Bank, IMF Meet

Civil society and labour activists on the platform of the Our Water Our Right Africa Coalition have called on African governments to reject water privatisation and demand the return of water systems seized by private corporations back to the hands of the African people to be publicly funded and equitably managed. The coalition made the demand at today’s international press…

Africa water activists resist corporate Privatisation as World Bank meets

Africa water activists resist corporate Privatisation as World Bank meets

From left: Achike Chude, Vice Chair of Joint Action Front, Aderonke Ige, Associate Director, CAPPA, and Philip Jakpor, Director of Programmes, CAPPA. Civil society and labour activists on the platform of the Our Water Our Right Africa Coalition have called on African governments to reject water privatisation and demand the return of water systems seized by private corporations back to the hands…

Africa Water Week: Activists, labor union march against water privatization in Cameroon

Africa Water Week: Activists, labor union march against water privatization in Cameroon

A coalition of civil society organizations, labor unions, and human right activists on Wednesday, October 13 held a campaign against water privatization in Yaounde, Cameroon. The groups held a peaceful march to the Veolia’s offices and World Bank in Yaoundé, Cameroon, as part of the week-long activities for the Africa Water Week. The Africa Water Week against Water Privatisation is a…

Nigeria: Groups march on Lagos ministry, demand end to Water Privatisation

Nigeria: Groups march on Lagos ministry, demand end to Water Privatisation

Civil society and labour activists on the platform of the Our Water Our Right movement have called on the Lagos State Government to reject all forms of corporate control of water and privatisation of water services, including through so-called “public-private partnerships.” CAPPA’s Executive Director, Akinbode Oluwafemi, addressing participants at the Lagos Ministry of Environment and Water Resources The groups include…

Nigeria: Groups urge Lagos govt to discard Water Privatisation through PPPs

Nigeria: Groups urge Lagos govt to discard Water Privatisation through PPPs

Civil society and labour activists, under the platform of Our Water Our Right movement, have urged the Lagos State government to reject all forms of corporate control of water and privatisation of water services through public private partnerships (PPPs). The groups include the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA), Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational…

Nigeria: Groups Take Anti-water Privatization Protest To Lagos Ministry

Nigeria: Groups Take Anti-water Privatization Protest To Lagos Ministry

The Lagos State government has been asked to reject all forms of corporate control of water and privatisation of water services, including through the so-called “public-private partnerships,” with a call on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration to mobilise enough resources needed to address the infrastructural decay which had brought water production to record low at the public waterworks in a state…

Cameroon: Opening of the first African Week of Action against the Water Privatisation.

Cameroon: Opening of the first African Week of Action against the Water Privatisation.

The activities are related stated 11 October, 2021 and will be completed 15 October, 2021. Driven by the Organisations of the African Civil Society and Trade Union Movements. African Civil Society and Union activists campaign against water privatization. They are orginising the very first Week against Water Privatisation from October 11 to 15, 2021. A virtual international press conference is…