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  • Need to Know

Need To Know | A Diaspora of Hope | PBS

Duration: 02:52
Program: Need to Know #161
Broadcast Date: Jul. 8, 2011

The news we get out of Africa is almost always bad. From drought in Ethiopia to mass rapes in Congo to corruption in South Africa, this never-ending litany of problems makes many Americans think Africa is only a continent in trouble. While those problems are worth reporting, it's important to remember that they don't give us the whole picture of life in the over fifty different African nations.

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Post Date: July 8, 2011