The continent's governments have not, historically, paid significant attention to urbanisation and the problems experienced in their cities.
Urban planners use powerful traffic modelling software to predict future traffic flow. That job could be handed to computers in future
Meet Africa's best mayors—they are behind the transformation of the continent's fast expanding cities
They hold the keys to the continent's burgeoning metropolises, a job that comes with its own unique set of challenges.
Africa has the highest urbanisation rate in the world. The share of Africans living in urban areas projected to grow from 36% in 2010 to 50% by 2030
Soldiers and warlords have become presidents in Africa, but rarely have mayors. What if we had more of them?
In Africa, there’s something particularly “toxic” about city politics that makes it difficult to transfer urban support to the national stage.
More output than aviation industry! How Africa's universities can bring big change to cities - a few examples
South African universities employed about 50,000 permanent and temporary faculty members by 2011.