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Saturday, April 19, 2014

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Uganda:

Yellow Drinking Water, Can It Be Healthy?

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UGANDA – Drinking Water Always Boiled.

Photo by Joe Nam

By Joe Nam

KAMPALA, Uganda - People in this East African capital woke up one morning to a striking frontpage headline in the New Vision, Uganda’s leading newspaper. They had grown used to seeing splashy tales of corruption and sex scandals in the paper. But this story took them aback: The city’s yellowish drinking water not only looked strange, the newspaper said, but contained human waste and high-levels of dirt.

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