The main lesson to be drawn from the 2008 RSF report is that, “It is not economic prosperity but peace that guarantees press freedom."
(August 28, 2003) The film reveals the stark contrasts among the lives of South Africans almost ten years after the demise of apartheid. The clock is still clearly ticking to do even more to improve life for the black majority -- or face the consequences.
From cell phones and banks to fast food chains and grocery stores, if a new business opens in an African town, it's most likely South African.
Over the past half century, most population growth has occurred in the developing world. In high-birth rate countries such as Kenya, the population not only grows, it grows younger. Forty-three percent of Kenya’s population is under 14, compared to 21 percent for the United States.
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