Overpopulation & Africa

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For most of our history, the human population grew slowly. Until new discoveries brought us more food and made us live longer. In just a hundred years the human population quadrupled.
This led to apocalyptic visions of an overcrowded earth. But the population growth rate actually peaked in the 1960s. Since then, fertility rates have crashed as countries industrialize and develop. World population is now expected to balance out at around 11 billion by the end of the century.
But the big picture conceals the details.
Let us look at one region in particular:
Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2019 it was home to a billion people living in 46 countries. Although its growth rate has slowed down in the last few decades, it is still much higher than in the rest of the world.
While some projections expect around 2.6 billion people others reckon with up to 5 billion by 2100.
Such growth would be a huge challenge for any society. But Sub-Saharan Africa is also the poorest region on earth.
So is Sub-Saharan Africa doomed? And why do the projections vary by 2.4 billion people?

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  1. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

    11 maanden geleden

    Seriously. Why are we making videos like this? This topic was a nightmare. How do you talk about a continent as diverse as Africa, to explain larger trends? Not only is there a wide variety of sources, experts disagree with each other on what they can predict about the future. So the time we took to rewrite this script over and over was insane. Still, there is no chance this video won’t make people angry, on all sides of this issue. Some may not agree with the conclusions we have come to. Some will think there are other aspects we could and should have mentioned. Or lament that we generalized too much. But we had to generalize or this video would just have become a hour-long documentary. And we think the topic is too important to not discuss it. So we read a lot and talked too many experts with very different opinions and interpretations. Also we tried to prepare our sources in a way that walks you through our thought process and helps you to make up your own mind. This video was sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of a Grant. They did not take part in the production of the video though. Sources and comments: sites.google.com/view/sourcesoverpopulationandafrica

    • Speedy


      22 uur geleden

      @chim chim unlisted

    • Aryan Singh

      Aryan Singh

      3 dagen geleden

      @chim chim the video was probably private at first when he made this comment. Then later was made public.

    • Nat Kuhn

      Nat Kuhn

      5 dagen geleden

      @Aviatial my everything teacher*

    • Deirdre Hanrahan

      Deirdre Hanrahan

      8 dagen geleden

      I'm from Ireland

    • Kevin Ratay

      Kevin Ratay

      19 dagen geleden

      But this is the problem. There's more content on how people will feel about identifying cause and effect than the attrocities that continue to plague that continent with consequences far worse than words we're worried will lose a LIKE instead of a LIFE. We gotta stop this worry of words

  2. vffgd dhbvv

    vffgd dhbvv

    4 uur geleden

    5:24 Don't see any problem with that. Traditions must be fully abolished to achieve humanity's utopian future. Especially if this traditions are about life in hеll.

  3. Issa Bella

    Issa Bella

    2 dagen geleden

    Dont Listen to these psychos!! They are talking here about population reduction! Do you want to get a vaccine so you are sterilized and you contribute to the globalist plans be my guest me myself and I never ever🤮🤮😡😡🤮🤮

  4. Issa Bella

    Issa Bella

    2 dagen geleden

    F*** Bill Gates too🤮🤮🤮🤮😡😡😡

  5. Issa Bella

    Issa Bella

    2 dagen geleden

    ALL THIS BS!!! F**^ YOUR NWO!! NEVER!!😡🤮😡🤮😡😡

  6. PS4 GAMES


    3 dagen geleden

    Why didn't you talk about north Africa 😔?

  7. Quỳnh Anh Nguyễn

    Quỳnh Anh Nguyễn

    5 dagen geleden

    Make video about nature of africa please 🥺🥺🥺

  8. Rick Random

    Rick Random

    6 dagen geleden

    Things are not balanced when population is 11 billion. Population has been way too high for a long time.

  9. Megakoresh


    8 dagen geleden

    Eeeh... I don't agree with this. Corrupt and poor Africa is a good thing for US magnates. And for Chinese also. Extracting resources at a cost of a few bribes to elite, that vastly undercut the cost of purchasing resources from an honest local company that treats workers right and pays them well is how your average Trump or Biden voter can replace everything in their house every 2 years or so. And all the talk about "poor africans boo hoo let's donate €€€ to them" is an amazing diversion to keep people from seeing the real issue - consumerism. Favor of quantity over quality in our products is reflected by the African population quite well.

    • Willybean08


      4 dagen geleden

      Imagine not trusting a *Kurzgesagt* video.

  10. Subo thai

    Subo thai

    8 dagen geleden

    At some point Africa will have to drop the "colonial victim" card if it wants to get real about the problems it faces and how to solve them.

    • Subo thai

      Subo thai

      2 dagen geleden

      @mahi tahmiddid you really just say that Korea wasn't divided as the product of colonialism? People will say anything to defend Africa when the truth is that it is the sick man continent of the world. Surviving off of foreign aid while resenting everyone who supports it.

    • mahi tahmid

      mahi tahmid

      2 dagen geleden

      @Subo thai that's cause korea wasn't divided by the Japanese in a way that completely disregarded ethnic borders. With Africa, the Europeans didn't have a care in the world for who lived in those areas and who didn't, and drew borders to the African countries in ways that were strategic to them, not the people who lived there.Naturally, thats gonna cause tones of political instability between people that just don't want to coexist with each other, causing violence, corruption, and wars that kinda make it hard to focus on education and overpopulation. Korea simply just didnt have that problem, so it isnt really right to compare the two.

    • Subo thai

      Subo thai

      6 dagen geleden

      @Ano 1980 was 40 years ago. Compare that to South Korea who were subject to the most brutal colonisation imaginable by the Japanese. In 40 years post colonialism they had rebound to become one of the world's most significant economies. They may have bitter hatred for the Japanese but they didn't blame them for their problems. As for the end of apartheid in 1996 in SA, that is not where you measure the end of colonialism in SA from. That is where you measure the end of the lasting influence of colonialism which had already long since passed. And since 1996 lets look at what has happened there. And since 1980 lets look at what has happened in Zimbabwe. You can blame my education sir when you dont even know me. Or you can take a long hard look at how Africa is performing in the continent now free from colonialism. Civil wars are more common now. Genocides are more common. Corruption is more common. Coups are more common. Like a petulant teenager refusing to take responsibility for their own actions, eventually Africa will have to act like an adult and take responsibility for the mess it has itself in now. They will have a hard time blaming France, Belgium and Britain for the Chinese debt traps they so willingly walked into. Their own greed and corruption will once again threaten their sovereignty.

    • Ano


      6 dagen geleden

      @Subo thai Again, you clearly do not know Africa's history which is always a problem with westerners. For example, Zimbabwe got its independence 1980. South Africa 1996 etc. It hasnt been generations buddy. You have 30 year olds today that grew up in Apartheid SA. Colonisation is something that cant just be pushed to the side. If you knew more of the history then you would know that the Congo had 33% of its population wiped out by genocide from the Belgians, I can go on. As for the other issue you mentioned, yes, that is also part of the problem. But to sit there and act as if Colonisation is something that ended generations ago and something that an entire continent can just move on from is naive. Africa has a colonisation problem that is made worse by corrupt incompetent leadership who dont even want to begin solving the problems.

    • Subo thai

      Subo thai

      6 dagen geleden

      @Ano in 2020 the problems of Africa are Africa's alone. They rejected colonial powers who wished to interfere with their infrastructure, schooling, roads, hospitals etc in favour of Chinese investment. All China wants is to pay for land, exploit its resources and leave. But Africa is Africa and the wealth that accumulates is not distributed or invested. Most of Africa is utterly corrupt and few of its cultures revere democracy in the same way the west does. Nobody can deny the damage colonialism caused but it is 2020 now and entire generations have lived and died in independent states and watched their countries continue to descend without foreign aid from the same countries they still seek to blame for all their problems.

  11. Hong Lo Van

    Hong Lo Van

    8 dagen geleden

    if you don't follow me on twitter @skipthetweets right now probably nothing bad will happen but why risk it

  12. AboveEmAllProduction


    10 dagen geleden

    I thought subsaharan was a racial slur 😔

    • God


      2 dagen geleden


  13. Alberto Barbosa

    Alberto Barbosa

    11 dagen geleden

    11 billion people projection is scary high. Biodiversity can not handle this huge imbalance since the majority of humans activities are resource intensive. The continent of Africa should not be the spotlight of overpopulation just because they are they last ones to the table of resource hogs. Hopefully humanity can find a way to decrease the human population to 5-6 billion people.

  14. Adrian Williams

    Adrian Williams

    11 dagen geleden

    It's crazy but true my mom has 11 siblings I have 2

  15. Rosi Scholz

    Rosi Scholz

    15 dagen geleden

    This is a very hard topic to cover , but the difference between Asia and Africa is too big to compare them. You have a hard time with agrar culture in africa , which is in fact the basic of every economy. In asia you can at least grow something. And another prblem is the pure working force. If its hot like 50C in the shadow , how can people work or learn ? And first they need , as you said , a better political stability. But this is not something you can do from within , I guess you have to build a goverment with another country , so someone extern watch the process and also to guard the democracy. The main problem is no food cause of poor agrar culture due to high temperature and no water. This is a problem , no one can fix easy.

  16. Tofiu Games

    Tofiu Games

    15 dagen geleden

    Can you make a video about Warp Drive

  17. dongtan bulgom 동탄불곰

    dongtan bulgom 동탄불곰

    15 dagen geleden

    As a former citizen of the country that broke below 1 birth rate for the first time in human history(a doomed country called South Korea), I have an advice on solving overpopulation “problem”. Radical feminism. Indoctrinate women with this poison of an ideology and see your country go extinct!

  18. escaabbooa


    16 dagen geleden

    事實證明;脫離殖民不是結束苦難,而是苦難的開始 我是個台灣人,我很明白台灣從日本殖民中脫離失去的有多少東西 不過現在提出異議似乎也太遲了,所以我給予一個更好的建議方案 非洲需要的是像中國那樣的中央集權超級軍閥政府 就讓非洲自己組成一個皇帝體系國家吧 因為一個強力的非洲領隊帶領整個非洲朝著一個目標邁進 就能夠實現很多以前做不到的事 例如;本影片刻意將中國不列入「亞洲國家的大多數人口都生活在極度貧窮下」這個圈子當中 這不得不讓人推論出Kurzgesagt已經受到中國學者影響這個事實 證明獨裁者只要夠龐大就能有足夠的資源去侵蝕其他非我族群者 本影片我只看的到英國人過去對待歐洲那一套伎倆

    • Willybean08


      4 dagen geleden

      具有极端专政的国家通常最终会陷入极端贫困,痛苦和整体弊端。 这是非洲需要的最后一件事。

  19. Anthony Walker

    Anthony Walker

    16 dagen geleden

    The words "fair" and "unfair" are bring used frequently lately. What "fair investment" mean in this context? People, companies, etc, invest to get a return. Why invest in an area where you can expect zero return? Obviously, other areas where invested in more than sib Saharan Africa for reasons that have nothing to do with fairness.

  20. Mohammad Ayon

    Mohammad Ayon

    16 dagen geleden

    In 1960 Bangladesh didn't even got freedom huh!!

  21. Adam Jones

    Adam Jones

    17 dagen geleden

    Solution: make it illegal to have babies so we all go extinct. No people no bad things

    • Valério Valério

      Valério Valério

      14 dagen geleden

      no babies, no peoples. so this way we all go extinct.

  22. Jemiu


    17 dagen geleden

    I would love to see Ethiopia and other nations in Africa flourish the same way that South Korea did. In just a few decades, South Korea went from being one of the poorest nations on Earth to one of the wealthiest. They're on a fast track to become a world superpower. It's phenomenal to watch, and it's evidence that such rapid progress is possible in the right circumstances. I hope the right circumstances will happen for African nations, too.

  23. Rafin Osman

    Rafin Osman

    17 dagen geleden

    Bangladesh is now the fastest growing economy in the world(rank 3)and will supposedly become a middle income country by 2021 and its only been independent for 49 years .

  24. Mike Angeles

    Mike Angeles

    17 dagen geleden

    Space travel is better among all the rules of increasing population. If we terraform planets, the capacity of earth will decrease. Because some people want to stay on Earth, we should let other go to Mars and beyond. But space travel is expensive, we can do it if we give ½ of the world military budget to space agencies (NASA, Europe) and private companies (example: SpaceX, Blue Origin). That's a great thing

  25. Nanix1991


    17 dagen geleden

    If they want to be 10 billion, they can. But please don’t come to europe

    • DeShawn Brown

      DeShawn Brown

      10 dagen geleden

      Don’t want your women to get blacked?

  26. Islem Omri

    Islem Omri

    18 dagen geleden

    Yayyyyy , I live in Africa , South Africa to be exact , I live in a humble place called kasserine , in Tunisia

    • Islem Omri

      Islem Omri

      12 dagen geleden

      huh , neat , i finally found somebody tunsisan like me in a comment section

    • Ayoub Joudi

      Ayoub Joudi

      12 dagen geleden

      Tunisia is in the north africa lol ( i am happy to found a tunisian watch this channel😁)

  27. Thetacodude12


    18 dagen geleden

    Damn, I live in Ghana and I didn't even know africa was like this

  28. Isobella


    19 dagen geleden

    i hope the future video on Africa has more about "post" colonialism and the effects of imperialism on Africa's nation states. i recommend reading Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall, there's a chapter about Africa and how colonialist divided the country up into nation states arbitrarily ignoring both the geography of the continent and the people living there already, it's fucking ridiculous (i'm sure there are better, more in depth resources about this topic from people living in Africa but i haven't read them yet) also not that i'm pro-breeding but the existence of a greater population is much less of a problem than how that population uses/wastes/depletes available resources imo

  29. adam astorga

    adam astorga

    19 dagen geleden

    I always assumed this channel was racist but damn.... they certainly "generalized" Africa......

  30. Rico Riddle

    Rico Riddle

    19 dagen geleden

    So, what can be done? genocide, like making ebola

  31. Emin Iseni

    Emin Iseni

    20 dagen geleden

    4:40 i dont think that africa has 2 🇬🇧s and 2 🇫🇷es also a 🇪🇸 and some others..

    • Emin Iseni

      Emin Iseni

      12 dagen geleden

      @Ayoub Joudi is this supposted to be sarcasam or u talkin real

    • Ayoub Joudi

      Ayoub Joudi

      12 dagen geleden

      That is true and even more ( i live in africa)

  32. feki asfaw

    feki asfaw

    21 dag geleden

    i am from ethiopia

  33. Тигран А

    Тигран А

    22 dagen geleden

    Thank you for russian subtitles ;)

  34. Juvena Vera

    Juvena Vera

    22 dagen geleden

    Didn't India's government perform forced abortions too?

  35. Holographic


    24 dagen geleden


  36. kenthehobo


    25 dagen geleden

    I tell you what, with my income, if I had kids I'd be dirt poor. Then again, maybe I just wouldn't be able to afford a PS5. But alas, I have no kids, and 8 hours of sleep every night

  37. BLM BLM


    26 dagen geleden

    We will see Ufos like the Roswell lightship come flooding invading and reaching out on land in Kinshasa, Melbourne and Sydney Australia. Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, Israel, Mekka, New Delhi, Sjanghai, Washington D.C. everywhere a camera may be. The flat earth is opened. The end of Maya the illusion. We must go now unto our superearth. Zion. The land of God. The rulership of Gold. Our sun sized earth and our Saturn sun awaits. We shall be gods and holy priests again. All information and intelligence and spirit in existence shall be as the air that we breathe. It will be available just as our consciousness is available for our use. God shall be known by all and in all. It is finished. Let our people go into our second exodus. This is the image that had been confirmed to me four years consecutively and millions of people have started seeing and sharing the same things. We are done here. So shall it be in truth in the name of Yehoshua haMashiach🙏🙏

  38. BLM BLM


    26 dagen geleden

    The goal is a centralised world government that has a hold on the population. climate change didnt work. then overpopulation didnt work. now they try covid. To track you and tax you and control you. Control world health. Delete hte undesirables slowly and convince everyone that this is the way forward for humanity. The great civiliser haas created his plans a long time ago but colonisation failed. The third reich failed. The overtaking of Africa will continue to fail. You are flawed and failed. Leave africa alone. We do not inite you. Your ideas are reprobate. Africa does not need you it is already self sufficient. Go and colonise Australia . Leave africa alone. You come to help, You appreciate the people, then you loot them for their richess and culture. GET OUT!

  39. You kNow

    You kNow

    27 dagen geleden

    this whole video was gross

  40. Oskar S

    Oskar S

    27 dagen geleden

    so in europe we must prohibit education for women to have more children

  41. Matt Collins

    Matt Collins

    27 dagen geleden

    I was about to say that this video was closely bordering on outright racist eugenics and population control but then when I saw the sponsor, it confirmed it.

  42. Kapil Munjal

    Kapil Munjal

    28 dagen geleden

    But still, Europeans took all the resources from the Africans and now when they had no of them they were like you are on your own now and now Europeans are the rich and Africans are the poor lacking basic amenities like education and healthcare

  43. Michael Carricato

    Michael Carricato

    29 dagen geleden

    I would love to see more videos about the diversity, recent history, and current problems/progress in Africa. I know that is a huge topic, but I love the sociology topic videos made here.

  44. Vineet


    29 dagen geleden

    This video would be an hour long... I'm fine with that😃

  45. mia s

    mia s

    29 dagen geleden

    Im a Filipino. My father has 8 siblings while my mother has 4. However, I only have 1. ;)

  46. Shimeih


    Maand geleden

    If there's one thing I can say Robert Mugabe did good on was building schools all over Zimbabwe. Just traveling across the country you will see signs all over highways in remote areas. At some time Zimbabwe had a literacy rate among the top countries in the world ( above 90% ) and that's why many people can read and write there. However, since 2000 things have went downhill and education is slowly dying🤦🏾‍♂️

  47. Ruch Kodi

    Ruch Kodi

    Maand geleden

    It's easier to understand now that I've studied economics

  48. Atef Benbelgacem

    Atef Benbelgacem

    Maand geleden

    haven't you wondered why does France have the fourth biggest reserve in the world while it hasn't extract even a gram of gold from its own lands !! I'm from Tunisia, and what you call sub-Saharan are our neighbors, and I do admit that political corruption is the biggest problem stoping them and us from any economic development, however, that doesn't discharge previous European occupiers from the guilt of keeping us poor with decades of pillaging and robbery. you didn't build your empires out of emptiness.

  49. bts_mylachimolala


    Maand geleden

    mom :- 7 siblings dad :- 8 siblings me :- none *that's india*



    Maand geleden

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  51. Michael Sidaway

    Michael Sidaway

    Maand geleden

    Interesting subject, I think it would be fun if you did a video as about Appalachia and poverty in America. I feel like there are some seriously uncanny parallels.

  52. Wase e

    Wase e

    Maand geleden

    South Korea just blasted through development

  53. Midas 2.0

    Midas 2.0

    Maand geleden

    rip clippy 1:30

  54. Paul Garcia

    Paul Garcia

    Maand geleden

    I like the bright colors and animation

  55. Knight of Svea

    Knight of Svea

    Maand geleden

    Over population in Africa is only a problem because White people dont want to change their Way of life. 75% of all Green House gases if generated in the meat and transport industry. Stop blaming Africa. Start to blame White people. Everything shit thats happening is their fault.

    • Mr. Pickle

      Mr. Pickle

      9 dagen geleden

      You didn't explain the relation between overpopulation in Africa and the greenhouse gasses caused by the western world (white people aren't the only ones working in harmful industries). Not sure how you can blame white people on the fact that africa has civil wars and uneducated people having too much kids. Africa definitely has a significant influence on some of its major problems. You need to stop generalizing races and focus on the corporations that contribute to these issues. Not all of them are white owned. You're a racist moron.

    • DeShawn Brown

      DeShawn Brown

      10 dagen geleden

      But Africans just end up in Europe

    • Knight of Svea

      Knight of Svea

      29 dagen geleden

      @OmniPi Omfg you ignorant absolut fucking moron.. Ever heard about colonialism maybe? Or are you going to say that thats not White people's fault either? And calling someone a racist for calling out on White people's terror on other peoples? Thats just plane prof of idiocy.

    • OmniPi


      Maand geleden

      So the recent massacre carried out in Nigeria was the fault of white people, not the Nigerians committing the attrocity itself? Right, fuck off racist.

  56. Yahya Hassan

    Yahya Hassan

    Maand geleden

    The world: Everything should be ne-- Africa: Let's do the old way. People in africa: Ooh a old thing. Kids in africa: I want to do something new. Africa: It is tradional and it is a popular thing. Come on join the popular old thing! The world: Don't listen african kids. It is bad for you! The new world is better. Kids in africa: Ok! *Starts world war 3*

  57. Angel Eyes

    Angel Eyes

    Maand geleden

    Human reproduction is completely pointless. I'll never understand the retardation of mindlessly spreading yr DNA only to condemn yr offspring and the planet to a potential mad max disaster. Only 20% should reproduce and only the best of best in terms of dna coding to make humans better than what we are.

  58. Taleb A

    Taleb A

    Maand geleden

    we stay winning

  59. Hamster A

    Hamster A

    Maand geleden

    Amazing video, but Bangladesh gained independence from Pakistan in 1971 so you could have said East Pakistan instead. It is like when referring to East Germany you are calling it Germany. Lol

  60. Bruce Grant

    Bruce Grant

    Maand geleden

    Utter misinformation. Is the population increasing...Of course it is7.7 billion to increase to 11 billion, well I would say we have a disaster on our hands! What a silly video!

  61. WRX Luke

    WRX Luke

    Maand geleden

    The harvest is plenty but the workers are few!

  62. Samay Roy

    Samay Roy

    Maand geleden

    What about India and China?

  63. WinRaR


    Maand geleden

    *Русские* тут? Any Russian? :D

  64. ᛖᚹᚨᚾ


    Maand geleden

    All other people will be overrun by 80 IQ retards. Our compassion will doom humanity. You chose spear chuckers over the stars, good job.

    • MWNL


      Maand geleden


  65. Maya Guro

    Maya Guro

    Maand geleden

    This is what America has done and Trump is to blame for this

    • daisy mpailan

      daisy mpailan

      29 dagen geleden

      The problem has been there for decades know every US president is evil in my eyes.

  66. D4SHM1R


    Maand geleden

    For every child in this world the governments doesn't care who it is. The only one who cares it's his mother and god. So stop spreading fake love saying overpopulation will be bad for many childreens

  67. Shadow Knight

    Shadow Knight

    Maand geleden


  68. idraote


    Maand geleden

    Many African countries falling prey to religious fundamentalism doesn't help. You know what fundamentalists say about the role of women and about birth control, right?

  69. Zetpyxl


    Maand geleden

    Every Kurzgesagt video: -Facts -Scares you -Then calms you down -Add birds

  70. Nicky Styles

    Nicky Styles

    Maand geleden

    "Will level out at 11 B." My god in heaven what a comment. Fook Corona, the human race is the true virus. Lets spend less time sending money to africa thats going to do little but line politicians pockets and more time building schools so we can SOME DAY impress upon those people the importance of birth control!

  71. Jeffrey Jared

    Jeffrey Jared

    Maand geleden

    I honestly believe the population shall decrease in sub Saharan africa, people mostly born from 1997-2007 have began increasing the use of contraceptives and so on this clearly seen in countries mostly in West- East and Southern regions

  72. Maksym Radchenko

    Maksym Radchenko

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    isn't its funny that healthcare slow birth rate? Im wondering if healthcare actually "care"

  73. yeaggermiester


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    I think it is a bit irresponsible for you to frame "overpopulation" as a problem in the first place. The earth has plenty of space for many many times the amount of people on the planet. Framing the existence of more people as a problem just seems, well, ignorant.

    • renge9909


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      And I can pack 20 sardines into this tiny can. Difference is, the fish are dead and don't care about things like eating, moving around freely, etc.

  74. Dee Dee

    Dee Dee

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    Investing doesn’t mean send money to the government it means help build schools, sponsor start up etc . There you can bypass the corruption

  75. •Ranjeeta Basnet•

    •Ranjeeta Basnet•

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    if we need other people to survive, then why don't people why their mask. Like, it's simple, just wear you mask!

  76. Ethribin


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    In other words, developing or poor places dont need charity. While charity helps, what is realy needed is economic growth, which happens with investment.

  77. Balloon Lagoon

    Balloon Lagoon

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  78. gabor rapolthy

    gabor rapolthy

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    Sub Saharan Africa is doomed if run by Sub Saharan Africans...

    • gabor rapolthy

      gabor rapolthy

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      @franky boy yes

    • franky boy

      franky boy

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      no they know better than anyone about how to run sub saharan africa if someone from a country nowhere near yours started making decisions for your country would you like it?

  79. Digi Ads

    Digi Ads

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    actually, it's easier to loot africa if they are poor. funding terrorist and disrupting a country is easier and cheaper, for other countries to steal resources than to invest in developing their country and gain something. If I am a strong country like US and UK, I will steal other resources first before using my own. Developed countries don't actually care. to make things worst, developed countries use the term "Aid" Etc to gain political favor, and make themselves the saviors.

  80. Arzt


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    so it means the most virgin are the most educated?

  81. Iscariot


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  82. MOLAD MD


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    This video is sus..... 🙄🙄

  83. Ceres Guides

    Ceres Guides

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    Ahh, cmon! Don't ruin Africa too!

  84. Martin Brandom

    Martin Brandom

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    Some parts of the world will always be poor whilst people behave badly.



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      unless they decide to change

  85. Moritz Lässer

    Moritz Lässer

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    Where is the problem with 1h long kurzgesagt videos

  86. Samatar Ali

    Samatar Ali

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    Nr 1 africa 3 times the size of states u can fit us western europe china india many other countries with room to spare as for poor if africa was so or is poor why always scramble for africa europe china india us all major industrial countries want african resoures minerals and immigration its exactly the opposite europe is poor it would last a year without africa minerals corrruption money flowing into Europe from Africa Charles the gaul said without francophone countries france would have declined long ago

  87. Anwar Hamdan

    Anwar Hamdan

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    Thousands of Bangladeshis came to my country, Malaysia for labour work, but they have built many unsold properties. Is this their government's policy to make them a developing country?

  88. arnold kamau

    arnold kamau

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    Well, right now there's fewer and fewee people having children, and it's dropping significantly. My mum had 9 siblings, I have 2.

    • arnold kamau

      arnold kamau

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      @Knock Hello Pleased to meet your acquaintances random internet person. Assuming you're not a bot

    • Knock Hello

      Knock Hello

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      I ceen u before

  89. Eksaros


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    Let them migrate to Europe

  90. Dayton Coates

    Dayton Coates

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    6:45 well, you also gotta factor in that Ethiopia got affected by colonization in a kinda negligible way. So their political system is more intact. That’s not to say Their plan won’t work for other countries, but it will take longer in other countries

  91. Charles Mountney

    Charles Mountney

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    No mention of the repulsive influence of religion with the anti-contraceptive drives of fundamentalist Christianity and Islam.

  92. Bruno Evangelista

    Bruno Evangelista

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    Tem que distribuir camisinha a rodo

    • Andrea Correa

      Andrea Correa

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  93. Uke Yaoi Trash

    Uke Yaoi Trash

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    And even corona doesn't seem to fixing it :(

    • Andrea Correa

      Andrea Correa

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      Yup. Corona Oof Them Every 1 Min And What You Know.. People Have Birth Every 7 SECS! So Yes.. Aint No Fixing It.

  94. Ali Esad egbkjfdgld

    Ali Esad egbkjfdgld

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    i cannot wait when its 2100 when i am 94 years old and se if this video is correct of incorrect. Just imagine me on my death bed saying "Ah i was thinking this was legit and it was"(or in reverse).

  95. An Individual

    An Individual

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    Didn't you just make a video about how modern society is destroying the planet?

  96. Penki 225

    Penki 225

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    YAY INDONESIA IS IN THE ZONE :D (im Indonesia Peapole but i like speak englis, oh yeah and also... NO INDONEISA IS IN THE ZONE D: ) Im BAD at english too :"(



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    since i live in the philippines are goverment is pretty corrupt and abusive police but metropolitan zones are expanding and birth rates slowed down

  98. Carthage Wlof

    Carthage Wlof

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    god bless sub saharan africa From North africa

  99. Ali El-Gohary

    Ali El-Gohary

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    love this video

  100. BenShutUp


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    Let’s get one thing straight having a lot of children is not some kind of sin. Not properly providing for those new humans is.