Why did North Miami officials visit West Africa? You can get a clearer picture with this New York Times story, “The World is Becoming More African.” https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/10/28/world/africa/africa-youth-population.html?smid=nytcore-android-share
By 2050, one in four people on the planet will be African. That year, Nigeria (one of the countries we saw) is set to overtake America as the worlds third most populous nation. Businesses like Microsoft and Google are opening major centers on the continent. They have 670 million cellphones, one for every two people. Their median age is 19, half of America’s. Their influence on fashion, music, and industry is irrefutable. Africa is on the rise. Please read this fascinating story.