Mass migration – Africa’s problem as much as it is Europe’s

Whilst Europe’s media daily reports and comments on the fast developing migrant problem, and its leaders struggle to decide how best to respond, Africa itself remains strangely, sadly silent.

Yet, the continent has to be an awesomely awful part of the world with so many thousands  of its people prepared to risk death in order to get away from it. 

The probability is that the numbers who now risk drowning in the Mediterranean or dying of thirst in the Sahara will  double, then triple and then, mind blowingly, will soon have to be counted in millions and no longer in mere thousands.  Europe will not be able to cope with a problem of this immensity with Africa itself standing aside as if it is not involved. 

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