Monday, May 20, 2019

SOUTH AFRICA - Running Dry

"How failing infrastructure and climate change leave many South Africans without water" PBS NewsHour 5/16/2019


SUMMARY:  It's been 25 years since South Africa dismantled apartheid, and while political progress has occurred, the young democracy continues to face hurdles.  In recent years, extreme drought pushed the country to the brink of disaster, and although rainfall finally mitigated the situation, persistent water shortages are now a part of daily life.  Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

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