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Khartoum pollution. Environmental culture is absent

Saturday March 16th, 2019

Khartoum raised its head, hoping that her illness get treated among the last set of constitutional amendments … but nothing happened, and so she returned to bury her head in the garbage. The capital of Sudan, which until 1950 was the cleanest among African capitals, has become one of the world’s most polluted cities. Experts point out that what they are now seeing is the result of this sick connection with the smallest state units, the localities and their superiors. Local authorities have introduced the system of cleaning companies, but have only managed to collect fees.


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