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Senegal Turns to Sewage in Bid to Meet Renewable Goals

The sulphurous odor wafting from an open septic tank on a sandy street in Dakar may be stomach-churning but Senegal's government believes such pits could contain a solution to the fast-growing capital's sanitation and power woes. The chaotic expansion of the city of 3 million people in recent years has meant many homes in its sprawling suburbs are unconnected to sewage pipes, leaving residents prey to diseases such as cholera, typhoid and hepatitis, particularly during the...

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