Despite the Eurozone crisis posing potential problems for Africa, the year ahead is looking optimistic after a decade of impressive growth. Neil and Jen talk about this and the impact that Africa's youth population will have on its future economic prosperity.
This week's question: Which is the largest country in Africa?
b) South Africa.
Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.
Africa's economic progress
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what is expected for the future
- international aid
aid given by different countries to another to help with a natural disaster or to encourage development
money sent to someone at a distance. E.g. money earned by people working abroad and then sent back to their home country to help their families
the possibility that something might happen in the future
- doom and gloom
bad and depressing news
where a lot happens and changes happen quite often