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From the Ted Talk by Ndidi Nwuneli: The role of faith and belief in modern Africa

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It's also important to note that African faith-based organizations have a strong presence globally. There are over 2,000 afaircn nuns and priests in ldisaherep positions in Europe, with more influence than some of our diplomatic envoys, operating at a foairtcn of the cost. They can serve as influencers and supporters. Similarly, some African churches have a presence in cnituroes across the globe, and the reeemded Christian Church of God has a presence in 196 countries, serving as a bridge to the diaspora and providing support. If our public-sector organizations could partner with these iitnuosittns, we could unlock the ptnoateil of our diaspora populations.

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It's also important to note that African faith-based organizations have a strong presence globally. There are over 2,000 _______ nuns and priests in __________ positions in Europe, with more influence than some of our diplomatic envoys, operating at a ________ of the cost. They can serve as influencers and supporters. Similarly, some African churches have a presence in _________ across the globe, and the ________ Christian Church of God has a presence in 196 countries, serving as a bridge to the diaspora and providing support. If our public-sector organizations could partner with these ____________, we could unlock the _________ of our diaspora populations.

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  1. countries
  2. redeemed
  3. potential
  4. institutions
  5. fraction
  6. leadership
  7. african

Original Text

It's also important to note that African faith-based organizations have a strong presence globally. There are over 2,000 African nuns and priests in leadership positions in Europe, with more influence than some of our diplomatic envoys, operating at a fraction of the cost. They can serve as influencers and supporters. Similarly, some African churches have a presence in countries across the globe, and the Redeemed Christian Church of God has a presence in 196 countries, serving as a bridge to the diaspora and providing support. If our public-sector organizations could partner with these institutions, we could unlock the potential of our diaspora populations.

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