December 8, 2022
Africa

Population growth projected in Africa as world hits 8 billion inhabitants

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/ Shows / Eye on Africa Issued on: 15/11/2022 – 23:17

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EYE ON AFRICA © FRANCE 24 In tonight’s edition: As jailed British-Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah breaks his seven-month-long hunger strike, Egypt’s human rights record comes into the spotlight as the COP27 climate summit continues. Also, Senegal recently imposed a price cap on various items from food to rent, as inflation continues to bite, but not everyone has welcomed the move. Plus the world has officially surpassed 8 billion inhabitants. As the global population grows, the majority of that growth is projected to come from five countries on the African continent. We take a closer look.

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