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Water and Sanitation

  • Analysis

    When shit happens

    8 February 2016
    Everyone defecates, but ‘how’ and ‘where’ are questions that highlight class, gender and cultural differences between us. While Westernised habits of wiping with toilet paper...
  • News

    Burundians pour into Uganda

    4 June 2015
    Officials in Uganda say they are struggling to cope as hundreds of Burundian refugees arrive in the country every day, having fled insecurity at home...
  • News

    Zimbabwe on alert for cholera

    25 March 2015
    Children play on the dumpsite in the Budiriro suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, scrambling through the garbage and ignoring the clouds of flies and overpowering...
  • News

    Cholera surges in Cameroon

    6 August 2014
    Rains and insecurity caused by Nigerian Islamist militants are aggravating a cholera outbreak in northern Cameroon which has killed at least 75 people and infected...