Africa’s Future Is Urban

Yes, we all kinda knew that, didn’t we? That’s not to say there’s nothing for rural, but there’s economy in cities. A recent report, the African Futures paper, by Julia Bello-Schünemann and Ciara Aucoin of the Institute for Security Studies has brought to light some big numbers. The report forecasts that in 2030, Lagos, Cairo and Kinshasa will each have to cater…