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Africa Rising. Middelklassen er Afrikas fremtid | Verdens Bedste Nyheder

According to the authors of a new book, The Fastest Billion – the story behind Africa’ s Economic Revolution, Africa’ s current sustained growth level is set to not only continue but rise over the next four decades so that, come 2050, the continent’ s GDP will equal the combined GDPs of the US and the EU at current prices. There is a possibility that Africa’ s growth could outstrip that of Asia over this time span. Some have described this scenario as over-optimistic and an exercise in ...

Nigerias præsident, Goodluck Jonathan, taler under World Economic Forum on Africa i Nigeria. Landet er et af de lande med størst vækst. Arkivfoto: Sunday Alamba/AP

How to talk about Africa. Africa has an image problem. Or, put another way, the West has a perception problem. Because when we talk about Africa, more often than not, it's to talk about catastrophes and epidemics, and to conflate a single country with a continent.

Afrika rejser sig på dansk dokumentarfestival | Verdens Bedste Nyheder