Whether Sheng or Town Bemba, informal languages are giving the continent's urban youth culture a voice.
A photographer finds beauty in a city's declining commercial center.
An experiment from Nairobi with implications for the urbanizing world.
Funerals are lavish affairs and, often, a burdensome expense.
International passengers are still stranded while officials come up with alternative plans.
One of the stranger aspects of Africa's rapid urbanization is the influx of livestock in new, unplanned towns -- and the diseases they bring with them.
The Swedish video game company and UN-HABITAT are teaming up to help people around the world re-envision their cities.
Contested land ownership remains an open question for residents of Nairobi's Kiberia slum.
Local bars go quiet, slums are cleared and a film festival heats up
The Kenyan government wants to build its own tech hub