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Water, water everywhere in Africa ... but it’s too costly to reach

Drilling for groundwater costs hundreds of thousands or rand, leaving these villagers with a dwindling, unsafe supply

06 April 2022 - 20:14 By Edward McAllister

When the water well began to run low in a remote village in northern Senegal in 2010, the government drilled another one, fit with a shiny metal hand pump and a sign commemorating the investment. Today, it barely emits a trickle, residents say...

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