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Report: African Population Boom + Poverty = Dangerous Mix

A new report says children in Africa may account for nearly half of the world’s poor by 2030.  That prospect – the result of rapid population growth and continued poverty – poses problems for the continent, but a solution is not far off, some say.   Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country with more than 170 million people and growing fast.   The report by the London-based Overseas Development Institute (ODI) says the population boom coupled with existing poverty and...

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