The African population disaster

According to the United Nations, the world's population passed the seven-billion mark at the end of October. And there will be much tut-tutting and shaking of heads over its prediction that we will be 10 billion by the end of the century. But almost nobody will have the temerity to point out that this is almost entirely an African problem.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 11/02/2011 12:00 am EDT

According to the United Nations, the world's population passed the seven-billion mark at the end of October. And there will be much tut-tutting and shaking of heads over its prediction that we will be 10 billion by the end of the century. But almost nobody will have the temerity to point out that this is almost entirely an African problem.

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