PBS NewsHour

In South Africa, water shortages are a fact of daily life

Clip: 05/16/2019 | 7m 18s

It's been 25 years since South Africa dismantled apartheid, and while political progress has occurred, the young democracy continues to face hurdles. In recent years, extreme drought pushed the country to the brink of disaster, and although rainfall finally mitigated the situation, persistent water shortages are now a part of daily life. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.

Aired: 05/16/19

Rating: NR

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