A city is considered ‘global’ if it has skyscrapers, cafes and malls that adhere to western notions of modernity and development. That doesn’t have to be the case
Kenya’s current food price spike is just the latest in a longer, slower food price inflation that has been unfolding over the past few years, which has something to do with the broader structural problems of African cities
Bike lanes alone don’t create a commuter cycling culture. Transport systems are shaped by a range of other factors, including social institutions, values, politics and topography.
Madagascar – an island – has the longest coastline of any country in Africa. On the mainland, the beach view is longest in Somalia, South Africa, Mozambique and Egypt.
Population censuses in Africa tend to be a very political affairs, for good reason. But if you are a decision maker in Africa today you should be worried about your next census (and its results). Here’s why