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Report: Africa’s Older Population Invisible in Rankings

A new report on aging populations finds that the care and respect African cultures have traditionally shown their elders may be endangered by a coming population increase. Toby Porter, chief executive of HelpAge International, says, “Our key message to African governments, African populations, is now is the time to start planning for when your countries have larger older populations.” HelpAge International, an organization that promotes and defends rights for older people, recently...

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