August 6, 2014 / Untold Stories by Philip Brasher

Drop by drop: The U.S. Agency for International Development and the United Nations are struggling to empower women farmers in Africa, but cultural and land issues make it a tough goal to achieve.

July 27, 2013 / Untold Stories by Ameto Akpe

In Nigeria’s conservative north, a woman working under a scheme that strives to facilitate sustainable water pumps proves that what a man can do she can do just as well.

March 25, 2013 / Front Page Africa by Tecee Boley

Student politics in Liberia usually focus on better tuition and lower fees but one student leader insists that lack of clean water and sanitation facilities is the biggest problem students face.

June 13, 2012 / Untold Stories by Ameto Akpe

Massive urban migration to Abuja, Nigeria, has overwhelmed the water infrastructure and made access scarce.

April 26, 2012 / PBS NewsHour by Tecee Boley

Water and sanitation are at the center of a heated political debate in Liberia. Why are so many still going without?

April 25, 2012 / PBS NewsHour by Tecee Boley, Steve Sapienza

Liberian journalist Tecee Boley and NewsHour special correspondent Steve Sapienza on why the after-effects of war and a lack of accountability mean poor access to clean water and sanitation.

April 12, 2012 / PBS NewsHour by Steve Sapienza, Selay Marius Kouassi

Access to water for the Ivory Coast's rural areas could be an important factor in bringing together a country in conflict.

March 31, 2012 / BusinessDay by Ameto Akpe

Nigeria's president claims that by 2015 three fourths of his people will have access to safe drinking water. New UN data suggest that he's 25 years off.

March 16, 2012 / PBS NewsHour by Steve Sapienza, Ameto Akpe

Every day, millions of people across West Africa struggle to get access to safe drinking water. In many cases, the greatest obstacle they face is lack of government accountability.