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'Not enough being done' to end African poverty

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Substantial economic growth in Africa during the last five years is yet to translate into improving lives for ordinary people, according to a report by the Commission for Africa.

Mike Wooldridge reports on an ambitious experiment taking place in 10 countries across Africa called the Millennium Villages Project.

Myles Wickstead of the commission examines the most effective ways to speed up the elimination of poverty in Africa.


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