Social Justice and Public Services

Empowering African Journalists to Take a Deep Dive into Water Reporting
Empowering African Journalists to Take a Deep Dive into Water Reporting

Under the umbrella of the Our Water, Our Right Coalition (OWORAC), Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) in collaboration with Corporate Accountability, hosted a two-day virtual training for journalists and media practitioners in Africa on Human Right to Water and Threats of Water Privatization in Africa. The workshop which held on the 13th and 14th of July 2022, was…

Rising Sea Waves Wash Away Elegushi Community
Rising Sea Waves Wash Away Elegushi Community

Elegushi, a once-upon-a-time scenic community perched on the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean, has become a shadow of itself in recent decades as strong ocean storms sustained by climate change, continue to decimate livelihoods, disfigure, and swallow shoreline buildings. This is what the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa found out when its climate change team paid a visit to…

Spreading Solidarity and Building the Capacity of Women Trade Unionists
Spreading Solidarity and Building the Capacity of Women Trade Unionists

On June 29, 2022, the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) trained thirty (30) leaders of the National Women Committee of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on social issues affecting effective union organizing. This took place at a workshop put together by the Union leadership in furtherance of their annual tradition of organizing capacity-building…

CAPPA Hosts Webinar in Commemoration of the 12th Anniversary of UN Resolution on the Human Right to Water
CAPPA Hosts Webinar in Commemoration of the 12th Anniversary of UN Resolution on the Human Right to Water

On July 28, 2022, the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) in collaboration with the Our Water Our Right Africa Coalition, African Women Water Sanitation and Hygiene Network (AWWASHNET), and Ecumenical Water Network of Africa (EWN/A) hosted a webinar in commemoration of the 12th anniversary of the United Nations (UN) Resolution declaring water and sanitation a human right (Resolution…

Lack of Water in Epe Community Plunges Residents into Hardship
Lack of Water in Epe Community Plunges Residents into Hardship

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) visited Odo-Iragunshi and Poka communities in Eredo Local Council Development Area in Epe on July 16, 2022, as part of interventions in the water sector crisis of Lagos and campaign for a Just city as opposed to urbanisation which leaves poor communities at the mercy of the rich. The Just City project…

ASUU STRIKE: CAPPA Declares Support for National Protest
ASUU STRIKE: CAPPA Declares Support for National Protest

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) commends the decision of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to organize a two-day national protest to get Nigerian students back to school and support unions in Nigeria’s public universities fighting for quality education. According to a memo circulated by the NLC National Executive Council (NEC) to its affiliates and state councils after…

Trash the National Water Resources Bill Now, CAPPA Urges Lawmakers

The Corporate Accountability & Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has urged the National Assembly to trash the controversial Water Resources Bill, which was re-presented on June 29, 2022, for First Reading by the Chairman of the House Committee on Water Resources, Hon. Sada Soli from Katsina State. The bill, which was initially introduced and rejected by the lawmakers during the 8th…

Analysis: Why Nigerians Must Reject the Latest Water Resources Bill
Analysis: Why Nigerians Must Reject the Latest Water Resources Bill

On 30th June 2022, information filtered into the public space that the Federal Government of Nigeria had once again re-submitted the National Water Resources Bill which was widely criticized and rejected by Nigerians in 2019 and 2020 respectively. The Bill which has continuously been a subject matter of controversy and unease was widely rejected and eventually jettisoned by the National…

CAPPA, Gi-ESCR Co-Organize Workshop to Bolster Capacity of CSOs to Conduct Research Exercises on the Privatization of Education
CAPPA, Gi-ESCR Co-Organize Workshop to Bolster Capacity of CSOs to Conduct Research Exercises on the Privatization of Education

On August 3, 2022, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa with support from, and in partnership with the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR) hosted a hybrid workshop that focused on bolstering the capacity of civil society organizations to monitor and respond to the growth of private actors in education through research and data gathering. The event…

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