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The amazing, surprising Africa-driven demographic of the future of the Earth

The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts - The Washington Post

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The continent's overall population is expected to more than quadruple over just 90 years, an astonishingly rapid growth that will make Africa more important than ever. And it's not just that there will four times the workforce, four times the resource burden, four times as many voters. The rapid growth itself will likely transform political and social dynamics within African countries and thus their relationship with the rest of the world.

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