Africa

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Where Urban Land Growth Is About to Explode

Regions where urbanization is likely to increase by 2030, and where it will have the most impact.

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A Depressingly Crowded Map of Conflicts in Africa

A lot has happened in just a few years.

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Africa's New Biggest City Is Lagos, Nigeria

The West African metropolis has hit 21 million, surpassing Cairo.

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Africa's High-Fashion City

Dakar's fashion scene is a powerful economic driver. Scenes from Fashion Week.

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How Ghana's Coffin Builders Inspired 'Zombie Furniture'

Looking for furniture that will both tie the room together and make your guests gag with fear?

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How Satellite Cities Are Reshaping East Africa

Rapid urbanization and divided cities could create a "nouveau apartheid" in places like Rwanda and Kenya.

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The Uneven Future of Urbanization

The United Nations projects a huge global urban population boom by 2050, but in some places more than others.

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In Africa, Building a Better Slum

A sustainable development expert on how African cities should handle the continent's urbanization boom

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Improving Urban Planning in Africa

An interview with Nancy Odendaal, project coordinator of the Association of African Planning Schools

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The Other Silicon Savannah

The Kenyan government wants to build its own tech hub