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 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 that 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 food, there is still ‘considerable optimism for the future,” the report states.
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George Bamu, founder of Denver-based nonprofit Africa Agenda, writes about African News. He can be reached by email: Office at AfricaAgenda dot org
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