I can see clearly now, the misconceptions are gone. Sing it with me! But really, welcome to the reality of Africa today. Please leave any media-driven assumptions you may have at the door.
Obviously there are certain places in Africa that are still really, really struggling to overcome extreme poverty, but what Global Citizen's getting at here is: Let's not slow down the progress being made by lumping more than 1 billion people from 50+ countries into one mental picture.