But by far the worst-affected countries have been Somalia and South Sudan. Zambia, lies in the middle of a range of countries caught in the surge of cases, from struggling Mozambique to relatively prosperous Kenya.
In Sub-Saharan Africa about 90% of the urban population does not have access to a sewer system.
Poverty in Africa is not only a function of income, it is also a function of time. Because African women do the bulk of domestic chores, men have the time to love sports; they have time to have hobbies and acquire addictions.
The UNDP in its 2006 Human Development report nearly two million children a year die in the world for want of clean water and proper sanitation