Yup, I'm aware of the difference, but the reply seems to relate to the concept under discussion (population reduction) rather than the grammatical construction. Would look better as "we need fewer people, not more".
Indeed. Sounds pretty grim. Apologies for source . . .If what I heard yesterday about COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa is correct, then instant sunshine will not be needed.
It's not just poor to non-existent healthcare and the prevalence of HIV, but the lack of income and lack of food security. In some countries, those who don't die of COVID-19 will starve.
I've seen plenty of fat Nigerians. I used to have the deep joy of greeting the daily Virgin flight (VS0652) from Lagos at Heathrow Terminal 3 as it arrived on stand. Put it this way, the few skinny Nigerians that there were were right down the back and, usually, were to found on the much cheaper Arik into Terminal 4.Have you not seen the screeching in the UK MSM ?
Perhaps it's just the UK but the virus is apparently hitting the BAME community hardest.
Really? At the moment it seems like the US, Brazil and the UK are the only ones coughing our last in the metaphorical Crimean Hospital while everyone else has basically larged it up.If what I heard yesterday about COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa is correct, then instant sunshine will not be needed.
I am inclined to agree; the security environment in Africa is now such that movement outside of the biggest cities is too dangerous.Tell me more. I’ve been saying for months that Africa is being decimated by Covid, and the only reason we’re not hearing about it is because reporters are staying the hell away.
Interesting cultural issues:
As infection numbers rise across much of South Africa, the dire situation in the Eastern Cape offers some important lessons for other provinces.
One doctor cited a "culture of not wanting to discomfort your superiors which means people don't often tell it like it really is.
"People just pretend everything's fine."