As for Gwynne Dyer’s Nov. 7 article, “The population disaster looms mostly for Africa,” no worries. Africa has always managed to control its population either by way of man-made disasters or natural calamities. Of course, the “white masters” of Europe have also lent a helping hand once in a while with flawed aid policies and colonial experiments. One thing that Dyer’s opinion piece fails to mention is how Europe today must feel about the threat of Africans spilling over into the white masters’ territory. Will white Europeans now be more open to receiving black Africans?
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