The Komenda- Edina-Eguafo-Abirem Municipal Assembly in the Central region has defended its policy of ensuring that would-be grooms have toilet facility fixed in their homes before being allowed to

According to the district health inspector Emmanuel Ekodeu, out of the 309 villages in the district, only 143 have toilet facilities and 64.3 percent have after toilet hand washing facilities.

Twenty three communities across the Bongo District have been declared Open-Defecation Free (ODF) within the year, Mr Peter Ayinbisa Ayamga, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bongo in the Upper Eas

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.

Millions of Kenyans, without toilets in their homes, are forced to endure their neighbours' unsavoury smells and habits in a shared pit in the ground or nearby fields.

It is easy to take a toilet for granted – lock the door, do your business, flush when finished, and forget all about it. But for 2.3 billion people worldwide – almost one in three – such a normal part of daily life is out of reach.