Why Africa Matters to the US and the World

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The Last Frontier

"You could fit the continental 48 states on the continent of Africa three times. It has close to a billion people, 54 countries and it's going to be the location in the world of some of the fastest-growing economies. Seven out of 10 of the fastest growing economies are on the continent," says Rep. Karen Bass, ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee's Africa subcommittee. 

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