Development

African ‘smart cities:’ A high-tech solution to overpopulated megacities?

African ‘smart cities:’ A high-tech solution to overpopulated megacities?

By 2020, Africa is likely to be the fastest urbanizing continent in the world. It is currently the most rural — only 40% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population live in cities. Even the sprawling heartlands of Lagos, Kinshasa and Cairo, teeming with traffic, pollution, inadequate housing and public spaces, are in their relative infancy and destined for a […]