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Kenya's discovery offers hope to dry areas

Detection of large groundwater brings hope to millions of people struggling with access to safe drinking water.

Last Modified: 27 Oct 2013 09:59
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Two large aquifers have been discovered in Kenya's drought-stricken north. Detected via satellite, the discovery brings new hope to a country in which 17 million people lack access to safe drinking water. Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Turkana.

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