Kick Against Water Privatization
Accra Mail, Ghana
The Centre for Public Interest Law and National Coalition
Against Privatisation of Water has organised "The
African Forum on the Right to Water" and other essential
public services such as railways, electricity, banking
and health in Ghana and the whole of Africa.
The forum, chaired by Mr. Gabriel Pwamang had participants
from Kenya, USA, Brazil, Senegal, Morocco, Burkina Faso
and South Africa.
Speaking at the forum one Wenonah Hauter a human rights
activist from the United States, said that the international
financial institutions are just misinforming and controlling
the minds of the majority in the world to fatten the pockets
of just a few people.
According to one Mr. Kwasi Owusu, giving away water will
mean giving away our spirituality as a people because
while some people wash with it others pray and baptize
with it. All the speakers at the functions asked Ghanaians
to refuse privatisation of water and regarded it as a