Pew: Africans more optimistic about the future than their counterparts in Asia, Middle East

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Pew Global Attitudes Project

Pew Global Attitudes Project

News that the African continent is making progress continues to pour in. Not only is the continent making progress economically and politically, optimism by the African people is playing a role in this as well.

In a recent Pew Research Center survey of eight African nations, the research found out that Africans were more optimistic about their future than the people of the Middle East and Asia.

The survey was conducted from March 3 to May 1, 2013 and involved Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia, South Africa, Kenya and Uganda.

Despite the challenges which the continent faces, the survey results concluded, “Africans Are Optimistic about the Future.”

While many in the continent worry about inequality and struggle to afford for food, there is still ‘considerable optimism for the future,” the report states.

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