The dirty secret of 'African quality' fuel
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The dirty secret of 'African quality' fuel

The amount of sulphur in some fuel used in Africa is 300 times the level considered safe in Europe.

It can cause a lot of respiratory diseases.

This video is part of the the BBC‘s So I Can Breathe season.

Video journalist Stephanie Hegarty


So I Can Breathe

A week of coverage by BBC News examining possible solutions to the problems caused by air pollution.

  • 09 Mar 2017
  • From the section Africa
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