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Huge water resource exists under Africa

With the demand for water inevitably set to increase due to population growth, tapping into these ground water resources will become essential to political and civil stability on the ground above.

When water is more valuable than oil, who will secure the rights to extract water from below? If history has shown us anything about the rights of indigenous peoples, it will surely not be in the hands of Africans before long.

Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.

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