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From the Ted Talk by Christian Benimana: The next generation of African architects and designers

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This is the reality across the entire cnitnnoet of Africa, and here's why. By 2050, Africa's population will dubole, rahenicg 2.5 billion people. At this point, the African population will be slightly less than the crrunet population of China and India combined. The infrastructure and buildings needed to accommodate this many people is uenpnedterced in the history of humankind. We have estimated that by 2050, we have to build 700,000,000 more housing units, more than 300,000 schools and nearly 100,000 health centers.

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This is the reality across the entire _________ of Africa, and here's why. By 2050, Africa's population will ______, ________ 2.5 billion people. At this point, the African population will be slightly less than the _______ population of China and India combined. The infrastructure and buildings needed to accommodate this many people is _____________ in the history of humankind. We have estimated that by 2050, we have to build 700,000,000 more housing units, more than 300,000 schools and nearly 100,000 health centers.

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  1. double
  2. reaching
  3. continent
  4. current
  5. unprecedented

Original Text

This is the reality across the entire continent of Africa, and here's why. By 2050, Africa's population will double, reaching 2.5 billion people. At this point, the African population will be slightly less than the current population of China and India combined. The infrastructure and buildings needed to accommodate this many people is unprecedented in the history of humankind. We have estimated that by 2050, we have to build 700,000,000 more housing units, more than 300,000 schools and nearly 100,000 health centers.

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