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African cities are running out of water, and the continent needs $66 billion to avoid a crisis of disease and dehydration
African cities are experiencing devastating water shortages as their populations continue to grow.
Cape Town is running out of water — I visited and saw what the financial problems of ‘Day Zero’ look like on the ground
Cape Town, South Africa, is experiencing a massive drought, preparing for "Day Zero," when the city's water supply is depleted. I visited and saw how the drought is having significant societal consequences, including a weakened economy and rising inequality.
An outrageous plan to drag icebergs 2,500 miles from Antarctica to Cape Town has been floated as a solution to its unprecedented drought
Cape Town is currently going through one of the worst droughts in its history. Marine salvage experts say a single iceberg, dragged some 2,500 miles from the coast of Antarctica to South Africa, could provide millions of litres of water.
People in Cape Town have massively delayed the day they run out of water by using dirty shower water to flush their toilets
The South African city has been enduring years of persistent drought, and previously said it would have to turn off most of its taps at some point this year.
We went to the major South African city that’s approaching ‘Day Zero’ of an unprecedented water crisis — here’s wha...
Cape Town could be the first major city to run out of water — but it's unlikely to be the last.
Cape Town is fighting its ‘Day Zero’ water crisis with an album of 2-minute songs to help people take quicker showers
Famous artists recorded sped-up versions of their hits for people to time their showers with.
The world’s first major city at risk of running out of water has pushed back its ‘Day Zero’ for the third time — in an apparen...
The city, one of South Africa's largest, is on a strict water rationing regime — that appears to be working.
The date is now June 4, 2018, opposition party leader Mmusi Maimane said.