West Africa’s New Obsession? Amusement Parks

Photo: Julia Ritchey for GlobalPost

GlobalPost recently published a feature about the amusement park amenities sprouting up all over West Africa. GP says:

However discouraging West Africa’s economics are, its demographics make it ripe for a theme park bonanza. Half the continent is under 20. By 2050, one in every fifth person on the planet will be a sub-Saharan African, according to the United Nations. Hundreds of millions of those will be teenagers with no place to go on a date.

Read the whole feature here.


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