Water no get enemy!

Finally, a post that allows me to show my appreciation for Nigeria’s very own Fela Kuti!
More than on the elegant groove of his afrobeat, however, it is the closing message of the song’s catchy chorus I want to focus on here: “Water, him no get enemy! … If you fight am, unless you wan die” [Water has no enemies! … Don’t fight it, unless you want to die].
These were precisely the words that came to my mind as I watched the French documentary “Water Makes Money”, a powerful j’accuse against the use of public-private partnerships in the management and distribution of drinking water. Read more