Africa’s fastest-growing cities coming to grips with toilet crisis

//Africa’s fastest-growing cities coming to grips with toilet crisis

Africa’s fastest-growing cities coming to grips with toilet crisis

The darkening clouds are ominous for many in the urban neighbourhood of Makindye-Lukuli, promising rushing rainwaters stinking of human waste from overflowing septic tanks.As Africa faces a population boom unmatched anywhere in the world, millions of people are moving to fast-growing cities while decades-old public facilities crumble under the pressure.Sewage is a scourge for residents of this community on the outskirts of Uganda’s capital, Kampala. There are no public toilets for some 1,200…

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