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Internally displaced Somalis wait to receive food-aid rations on July 25, 2011 at an IDP camp in Mogadishu.
Wednesday, Mar. 07, 2012

Open quotePeople used to worry, 'Is Africa going to be poor forever?' Well, it doesn't really look like it, does it?Close quote

  • of the Center for Global Development, on a World Bank report that found that, despite the global recession, extreme poverty rates fell in every developing region between 2005 and 2008
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