Older towns are oriented in such a way that the bustling town centre is separated from the main highway. You have to get off the main highway to get into the town centre. This is not accidental
The use of motorcycles for commercial transport has grown very rapidly in recent years, for several economic reasons that have been well articulated. But its social and political impact is a bigger, more layered story.
Despite the current rapid rate of urbanisation, cities are not new to Africa – some of the oldest cities on the continent are thousands of years old
Particulate matter concentration measures airborne particles that contribute to pollution and is measured in micrograms per cubic metre.
Bamako will be the fastest growing city, expanding by 4.45% every year. That’s the equivalent of doubling in size every 15 years.