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‘The Disappearing Lake”: The Tragedy of the Lake Chad Basin. — Foreign Affairs Review
When the Roman Julius Maternus first saw it, he described it as the “Lake of the Hippopotamus”. When Europeans first arrived at its banks, in a mix-up, they called it Chad , using the local Kanuri dialect word for a ‘large expanse of water’. UNICEF have described it as