The Characteristics of the Sub-Sahara African Population

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Abstract
This paper shall address the population characteristics of Sub-Saharan Africa. The historic population statistics are contrasted with the rapid increase over the last century. The problems with poverty and HIV/AIDS are discussed. The adverse effects of ethnic and political turmoil and reviewed in the context as contributing factors to poverty and the apparent inability to address the issue of HIV/AIDS.
The Characteristics of the Sub-Sahara African Population
The population of Sub-Saharan Africa is has dramatically increased from the beginning of the twentieth century to the new millennium and will continue to grow at a nearly uncontrollable rate through the first half of the coming century. In 1900 the population of Sub-Saharan...
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