Democracy is expanding. Conflicts are ebbing. Economies are growing at a healthy clip. The untold story of a continent that is surprising the pessimists.
"The state of Africa is a scar on the conscience of the world," Tony Blair, then prime minister of England, famously said in 2001. "But if the world, as a community, focused on it, we could heal it. And if we don't, that scar will become deeper and angrier still." (Full article: 2094 words)
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