Zambia's Next Critical Shortage in Its Hottest Months: Water

  • Supplies to drop due to falling water table and power rations
  • Shortages exceed last year's as El Nino means lower rainfall

Zambia, already reeling from a power crisis and a plunge in the price of copper, its largest export, is bracing for a new test: a shortage of water in the capital as the southern African country heads into the hottest months of the year.

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