Why is the number of poor people in Africa increasing when Africa’s economies are growing? | Brookings Institution

English: A shanty town in Soweto, South Africa.

English: A shanty town in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an important read from top US think-tank, the Brookings Institute. Check it out!

via Why is the number of poor people in Africa increasing when Africa’s economies are growing? | Brookings Institution.

The article identifies five reasons why the number of poor people in Africa is increasing when Africa’s economies are growing.

Perhaps, the European Commission should take note when trying to identify an effective strategy for dealing with Africa’s refugees trying to flee across the Mediterranean?

Thoughts?

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