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Population growth in Zambia: a view from the slums

Guardian: Three-week-old Mukuka Chanda is cradled in his grandmother's arms in George compound, Lusaka. He is one of 10 who live in a house of three small rooms. His grandmother, a widow, is HIV-positive and struggles to provide for the family. Mukuka is born into the 64% of Zambia's population which live below the poverty line, and he, like the majority of Lusaka's residents, will start life in a slum area with poor access to water, sanitation, health care facilities and employment. According to projections...