By 2050 an estimated 2.5 billion more people will be added to urban areas, with 90% of this growth taking place in Africa and Asia. If managed effectively, Africa’s cities will drive the continent’s economic growth, and thereby help reduce poverty.
Hundreds of stakeholders in urbanisation are gathered in Kigali for the 3rd national urban forum to discuss sustainable urbanisation strategies and implementation of the new urban agenda. CNBC Africa's Steven Muvunyi spoke to Infrastructure Minister Claver Gatete on how the agenda can be aligned with domestic urbanisation programs.
Access to safe public transportation system is one of the indicators of age-friendly cities and communities.
As mass urbanisation continues across Africa, putting in place the fundamental infrastructure needed to build smart cities has never been more important. Smart cities are emerging in Zambia, Ghana, Mauritius and Kenya....
Ivan Turok and Justin Visagie | Human Sciences Research Council Migration to cities has helped many South Africans to escape extreme poverty, even in tumultuous times. This is the striking outcome of our analysis based on...
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