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Some good news on the coronavirus in hot places. Having been worried by the jump in figures 1-2 weeks ago (these countries clearly do test), it looks like the rise in active cases is modest compared to Europeans or the US. Could be very good news for Africa, south Asia, etc

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With the ultimate goal to stop #COVID19  from circulating across the globe, the @UN  launched a US$2 billion global humanitarian response plan this week to tackle the virus in vulnerable countries across South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

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Sub-Saharan Africa's population is growing at 2.7% a year, which is more than twice as fast as South Asia (1.2%) and Latin America (0.9%)

In a single day, the swarms of locusts ravaging crops in East Africa and South Asia can cover 120 miles and destroy crops sufficient to feed 2,500 people for a year. Read the @CSISFood  analysis:

For 20 years, South Korea has been on the front lines. Of course this country is far more prepared, it’s common sense. “Why so many epidemics originate in Asia and Africa – and why we can expect more”

▶ Building Financial Resilience through Financial and Digital Literacy in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa: Financial and digital literacy are key factors to building inclusiveness and financial resilience. ADB

• COVID-19 death toll in Indonesia climbs to 87, the highest in Southeast Asia so far • South Africa reports first COVID-19 deaths; lockdown begins as cases top 1,000 • Chinese Pres. Xi Jinping says China and US must “unite to fight virus” in a call to Pres. Donald Trump

Some on my TL saying #COVID2019  is transmitted, it doesn’t have a cure. As if I said it isn’t a huge threat. I am merely showing how many malaria kills each year. But it doesn’t get a tiny fraction of the attention because it kills the poor in Africa, south Asia.

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Swarm spotted in Bahrain as locust invasion spreads across parts of the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Vast swarms of desert locusts are tearing through the Horn of Africa and South Asia, devouring crops and threatening food supplies and livelihoods. It's the worst infestation in a quarter of a century. How did it get so bad?

Here’s how incomes break down around the world: ? 80% of people living on ~$1.00 a day are in Sub-Saharan Africa ? 50% of people living on $3.20 a day are in South Asia ? 50% of people living on $10 a day are in East Asia & Pacific#CountPovertyOut 

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(1/4) Top 20 (Africa & Asia Pacific) South Africa Philippines Nepal Vietnam Thailand #MissUniverse  #MissUniverse2018 

Did you miss Malinga? He's back in the squad for the Asia Cup! to when he #throwbacktook  four wickets in four balls against South Africa in the

Keisuke Honda is the only #JPN  player to have scored a goal against a nation from every continent: ☑️ South America ☑️ North America ☑️ Europe ☑️ Asia ☑️ Oceania ☑️ Africa Japan's Mr. Worldwide.

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The share of people living in extreme poverty in 1987 and 2013 SS-Africa: 54% ➘ 41% South Asia: 48% ➘ 15% Latin America: 15% ➘ 5% East Asia: 58% ➘ 4% World: 35% ➘ 11% [from our entry on global extreme poverty here ]

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The share of people living in extreme poverty in 1987 and 2015 SS-Africa: 54% ➘ 41% South Asia: 48% ➘ 15% Latin America: 15% ➘ 5% East Asia: 58% ➘ 4% World: 35% ➘ 11% [from our entry on global poverty here ]

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oh yeah...and just agreed to routing for EUROPE, RUSSIA, MIDDLE EAST, ASIA, AUSTRALIA and NZ, South America, and S AFRICA BELIEVE TOUR dates

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