African ministers are meeting in Tunis this week to discuss ways of providing clean and sufficient supply of water to the continent.
300 million people lack access to safe drinking water in Africa. The debate over how to best supply water often centres on whether water is a commodity to be sold for profit, or if it should be free for all.
The World Bank believes that the introduction of the private sector in some African countries can help ease the continent's water crisis. But critics says that when water is privatised, the poor suffer as tariffs go up. Others argue that when the private sector gets involved, the water supply improves.
Pretty soon they will start talking of privatising air