During the past weeks riots have been breaking out all over Iraq over electricity cuts. Angry demonstrators clashed with security forces and demanded the resignation of the electricity minister.
Published on May 19, 2013
Iraq is now the eighth most-corrupt country in the world - ten years after the invasion which was supposed to restore the country. Millions of dollars are handed out in fake contracts, while locals
Despite investment in the generation capacity in recent years, Iraq’s electricity supply system remains unreliable, offering an average of eight hours of electricity a day.
While access to clean water has improved over the last decade, more than one quarter of Iraqis still have less than two hours of access to water from the general network every day.
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