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Zambia dam draws anger against government

Villagers accuse state of failing to provide help after thousands relocated for dam construction.

Last Modified: 11 May 2013 15:58
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In Zambia, villagers are accusing the government of failing to provide them with basic conditions, including electricity, water, schools and hospitals.
 
Tens of thousands of people were relocated when the construction of hydroelectric dam began sixty years ago.

Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Lake Kariba on the border with Zimbabwe.

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