A common theme of a report on African economies is the importance of directing factories, businesses and investment to smaller, “secondary cities”.
David Hatch May 23, 2017

A delegation from Ethiopia’s capital visited Ahmedabad, Indore and Bhopal for tips on launching express bus service, WRI India reports.

October 26, 2016

A master plan to absorb outlying areas stoked fears about loss of sovereignty for ethnic communities, the New York Times reports. 

January 26, 2016

A port city in autonomous Somaliland seeks an economic jolt from increased trade with nearby Ethiopia, the Washington Post reports. 

December 30, 2015

The two-line tram system was built and largely financed by China, which is heavily involved in Africa’s urbanization, AFP reports. 

September 23, 2015

A new report from a commission headed by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón recommends strategies for urbanization in Ethiopia, allAfrica reports. 

February 26, 2015

A sweeping revitalization plan for Ethiopia’s capital has prompted concerns that outlying communities would be overdeveloped, allAfrica reports. 

July 25, 2014

Addis Ababa’s urban renaissance is tempered by poor planning and construction projects that pose safety hazards, according to a post on Urban Africa.

April 28, 2014
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