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Worse than Afghanistan, Nigeria’s life expectancy now world’s third lowest — UNFPA

•Population balloons to 201m in 2019 Jude Johnson Life is too short in Nigeria, a country with about 201 million youthful and unemployed population, says the latest report by the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA). UNFPA in the 2019 report made available to journalists on Monday said that Nigeria has the world’s

Why is Bulgaria’s population falling off a cliff?

By Ruth Alexander Bulgaria is projected to have the fastest-shrinking population in the world. It's already lost a fifth of its population since the 1990s. But what does this mean for those who remain? Deep in the Bulgarian countryside, in the western province of Pernik, I make a rare discovery. It's not Stoyan

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