Taps Run Dry in Addis Ababa

Despite being a city endowed with access to water, Addis Abeba has recently been hit with one of its recurring bouts of water shortages. Taps have been running dry for several days in a row, and residents and businesses are complaining of the financial burdens they have faced and the inconvenience it has created, writes Addis Fortune.



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    Despite being a city endowed with high access to water, Addis Abeba has recently been hit with one of its recurring bouts of water shortages. Taps have been running dry for several… Read more »

Construction in Addis Ababa.

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