Tanzania turns on spending tap ease water shortages

Reuters: When Lucas Mahiga still fished a decade ago, there was more water in the Kilombero Valley's Mkele River and catches were good. But now water levels have dropped, making it impossible to earn a living as a fisherman. "I have stopped fishing, and I'm now engaged in fruit and vegetable farming,' Mahiga said. The 52-year-old, who lives in Chisano village in Tanzania's eastern Morogoro region, recalls better times when the river was home to different fish species, most of which have now died off......

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