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Africa Ascendant

After decades of corrupt rule, economic stagnation, and other legacies of colonialism, Sub-Saharan Africa's long-term outlook may finally be improving. To realize the continent's potential, Africans must look not to commodity prices or foreign aid, but to their own human capital.

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