How Natural Family Planning is spreading in West Africa

In countries throughout Western Africa, the most common religions are Islam and Catholicism. Both of these religions reject the use of artificial means of birth control, such as condoms or birth control pills. But in government health clinics in most of these countries, artificial birth control methods are often the only options offered for planning […]

More than half of the world’s population growth will be in Africa by 2050

By 2050 around 2.2 billion people could be added to the global population and more than half of that growth will occur in Africa. Africa will account for the highest population spurt with an additional 1.3 billion people on the continent, a new UN population report shows. Much of Africa’s population boom will come from […]