Harare parched in severe water shortage

Creaking infrastructure and lack of capacity means council can barely meet half of the city's needs.

    Zimbabwe's capital Harare is experiencing a severe water shortage, with old infrastructure meaning the city can barely meet half of its needs.

    The problem is worse for those who failed to pay their bills after July, with the council cutting their supplies.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javid reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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