DW Examines Challenges Of Rising Obesity Rates In Some African Countries
DW: Obesity in Africa: A looming health catastrophe
“In the past, Africa has often been portrayed as a starving and hungry continent. That seems to be changing rapidly. Obesity is now becoming a huge health challenge especially among the low- and middle-class in Africa’s urban cities. Eight out of the 20 fastest rising countries with adult obesity are found in Africa…” (Mwakideu, 9/12).