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Africa: Continent
Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after Asia in both cases. At about 30.3 million km2 including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With 1.3 billion people as of 2018, it accounts for about 16% of the world's human population. Africa's population is the youngest amongst all the continents; the median age in 2012 was 19.7, when the worldwide median age was 30.4. Despite a wide range of natural resources, Africa is the least wealthy continent per capita, in part due to geographic impediments, legacies of European colonization in Africa and the Cold War, undemocratic rule and deleterious policies. Despite this low concentration of wealth, recent economic expansion and the large and young population make Africa an important economic market in the broader global context.

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EU eyes scheme to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines with poorer nations [Video]

EU eyes scheme to share surplus COVID-19 vaccines with poorer nations

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Dwarf giraffes spotted in Africa [Video]

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African film industry: Nigeria's first feature length animation film is out

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Africanews weather Africa today 06/01/2021 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 06/01/2021

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 06/01/2021).

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Africanews weather Africa today 05/01/2021 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 05/01/2021

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 05/01/2021).

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Africanews weather Africa today 04/01/2021 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 04/01/2021

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 04/01/2021).

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Africanews weather Africa today 03/01/2021 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 03/01/2021

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 03/01/2021).

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Africanews weather Africa today 02/01/2021 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 02/01/2021

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 02/01/2021).

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Africanews weather Africa today 01/01/2021 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 01/01/2021

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 01/01/2021).

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Africanews weather Africa today 31/12/2020 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 31/12/2020

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 31/12/2020).

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Africanews weather Africa today 30/12/2020 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 30/12/2020

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 30/12/2020).

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Africanews weather Africa today 29/12/2020 [Video]

Africanews weather Africa today 29/12/2020

Today's Africa weather forecast, provided by Africanews (Broadcast 29/12/2020).

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2020 Africa sports review: Football, Athletics, Basketball [Video]

2020 Africa sports review: Football, Athletics, Basketball

The 2020 Africa sports fraternity has been hit by the novel Coronavirus. This has adversely impacted many sports with some being postponed or cancelled. We have also lost some of the greatest sports..

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