Namibia, formally known as Republic of Namibia, is a country in southern Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Angola, Zambia, Botswana, and South Africa. Namibia has the highest case of unequal wealth distribution between the poor and the rich, where 1 percent ($1.779 billion) of the wealth is controlled by 10 percent of the Namibian population and the top 10 percent of the rich have control over $9.8895 billion, which is more than half of the wealth of the country. This wealth inequality means that almost half of the citizenry live in poverty and barely have enough money to stay healthy.

Child poverty is the most prevalent and troubling case of poverty in Namibia; among children under 5 years of age, 18 percent are malnourished. Poverty has ...

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