Africa

How will Africa’s cities cope with its growing population?

It is said that the shift from rural to urban is the most significant phenomenon in Africa since independence. Lagos, Nigeria – Africa’s second-largest city after Cairo, Egypt – has recently joined the ranks of the world’s megacities, and Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo is approaching megacity status rapidly.

Projections indicate that by 2030 Africa’s population will exceed that of Europe, South and North America combined. Where these people will be living and working will depend on how fast Africa’s infrastructure can expand to unlock sparsely populated areas, and on its ability to create jobs and…

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