Drought worsens power crisis in Tanzania

AlertNet: A persistent drought affecting much of Tanzania has depleted water levels in the Great Ruaha River, plunging much of this hydropower-reliant country into power cuts that are hurting businesses, tourism and government revenue. The drought, attributed to the effects of climate change, has substantially crippled the operations of major hydropower facilities along the river. Clearing of trees and vegetation by villagers in the river delta is contributing to further water loss. According to the......

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