Johnny Munkhammar skrev på denna blogg från 2004 till sin död 2012. Bloggen är upprätthållen som ett minne och som referens till Johnnys arbete av Johnny Munkhammars minnesfond.

This blog was operated by Johnny Munkhammar from 2004 until 2012 when he passed away. This blog is now in a memorialized state and operated by the Johnny Munkhammar fund.
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2005-05-25 15:57:11
The World Gets Better - Even in Africa. In 2004, the economies of the countries in Africa grew overall by more than 5 %, according to the latest OECD African Economic Outlook. It is the highest level in eight years - but there has been a steady growth. In fact, with the current growth, Africa will enjoy the same living standards as today′s Western Europe by 2070. This is a contrast to the kind of news we often hear about Africa; all doom and gloom. Of course there are problems, not least with AIDS, but much is improving. And best of all, poverty is decreasing. There is a strong connection between prospertity - following growth - and lower infant mortality, better health, longer life and better education. There is growth - and therefore, so is hope.

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