[QODLink]
Africa

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
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

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.

47

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lacking cohesive local ground forces to attack in tandem, coalition air strikes will have limited effect, experts say.
Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Amid fresh ISIL gains, officials in Anbar province have urged the Iraqi government to request foreign ground troops.