Cape Town residents blame government for record water crisis

There is growing anger on the streets of the drought-stricken South African city as "Day Zero" looms.

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    The South African city of Cape Town is facing its worst water crisis in a century, and protesters say the government is to blame. City officials have announced that a "Day Zero" situation, where taps are expected to run dry, would most likely happen on April 12.

    Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby has more.


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