Economic gains aren't trickling down to poor Africans, studies show

Some countries in sub-Saharan Africa are experiencing rapid economic growth, but a large percentage of the population is still living in poverty, writes Adam Nossiter. On a percentage basis, extreme poverty has decreased in recent years, but the actual number of destitute people swelled to about 413 million in 2010, according to a World Bank report. Meanwhile, a survey by Afrobarometer has found that many Africans "fail to meet their most basic needs, and many of them fall short on a regular basis."

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