Learn 3 things you didn’t know about Africa.

Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know about Africa.
(1) Almost 40% of adults in Africa are illiterate – two-thirds are women. Adult literacy rates are below 50% in Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and The Gambia.
 
(2) Over 25 million people are HIV-positive on the continent and over 17 million have died of the disease already.
 
(3)The Second Congo War claimed over 5.4 million lives and is the deadliest worldwide conflict since World War II.
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Michael Tembo

My Name is Michael Tembo, from Dowa District, Mkulula Chisomba Village, born on the 23 October 1994. I'm Christian, a member of the Malawi Assemblies of God. I grew up in Lilongwe where I went to school, in 2015 I completed my Malawi School Certificate of Education at which point I was selected for various Universities. As a proud of Malawi I am passionate about leaning and growing businesses to support Malawi in becoming a great Nation. I'm currently the Regional Supervisor for TheNews.mw, a news website for young Malawi' people.

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