‘Rivers of acid’ in Zambian villages

BBC: Zambian villagers are taking a multinational copper mining firm to court in the UK, accusing it of poisoning their water. The BBC's Nomsa Maseko visited the area which has allegedly been polluted. Dressed in colourful sarongs and t-shirts, the women of Hippo Pool village collect their water on the banks of the Kafue River on Zambia's copper belt. As the sun sets and the weather starts to cool down, they carry the water in large buckets which they balance gracefully on their heads as they walk back......

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