Hydropower Projects in African River Basins – Unequal Power Relations and the Struggle for Water Justice

Introduction “This is the time for Africa to harness its huge hydro-energy potential” stated former AfDB (African Development Bank) President D. Kaberuka, in 2007. Undeniably, the African continent is currently experiencing an unprecedented upsurge of large-scale hydropower projects within its major river basins largely funded by international donors, such as

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The Covid-19-water-service-provision nexus: Structural problems and transformative potential in times of crisis – the case of Lagos, Nigeria

Just like the year preceding it, 2021 was marked by the Covid-19 pandemic and its severe health, economic and social consequences. In the face of a highly infectious and potentially deadly virus, the interrelated concepts of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) became the center of official preventive measures by international

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