Lilongwe — Chief Director middle left presenting a certificate to Senior Chief Kalumbu on the middle Right - Pic By Chimwemwe Njoloma

Moroto — In a bid to eliminate the culture of open defecation in Karamoja Sub-region, Rupa Sub-county leaders in Moroto District have barred 33,000 residents from accessing government programmes un

Ghana has been named among the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest percentage of 85.7 of its population without decent toilets.

Ongwediva — In the quest to increase sanitation coverage and accessibility to proper toilets in the country, five more villages are awaiting to be verified and certified as Open Defecation Free (OD

The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defaecation.

Open defecation costs Ghana over 79 million dollars a year, a 2012 World Bank report says.

Pupils carry a placard with an informative message as they matched to the music of a brass band in commemoration of the Global Hand Washing Day at Chinyi Primary School in Moyo district

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has updated the existing guidelines for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). The revised guidelines aims to help the States/UTs and other stakeholders to find all the important decisions, advisories of the Ministry at one place and provide an improved understanding of the programme.

In rural areas, roughly 72 percent and 12 percent of people in urban areas still relieve themselves in the open.

HYDERABAD: The GHMC may have declared all of its 150 wards to be open defecation free(ODF) on Independence Day this year, there are still people in certain pockets and several slums in the city who

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