Cities of Africa

The African continent is currently in the midst of simultaneously unfolding and highly significant demographic, economic, technological, environmental, urban and socio-political transitions.

Africa’s economic performance is promising, with booming cities supporting growing middle classes and creating sizable consumer markets.

Africa’s urbanisation provides both a challenge and an opportunity. It is an opportunity for young people to introduce innovative ideas that will allow for diverse groups in urban centres to be able to equally access resources and infrastructure in a way that will not put pressure on the state.

However urban infrastructures, services, and land markets, as well as the urban economies, cannot absorb the newcomers to the cities

By 2030, Africa will have 760 million urban residents and that figure is expected to reach 1.2 billion by 2050 . This rapid urban growth comes with many challenges and has led to the growth of megacities in Africa

it is estimated that this continent, where approximately 40% of the population lives in cities, will be more than 60% urban by 2050.

The following are the key Cities of Africa

Abuja City
Tunis City
Rabat City
Cairo City
Bangui City
Tripoli City
Addis Ababa City
Antananarivo City
Algiers City
Bujumbura City
Mombasa City
Nairobi City
Kigali City
Mogadishu City
Kampala City
Juba City
Dar es Salaam City
Malabo City
Harare City
Cape Town City
Yaounde City
Khartoum City
Kinshasa City
Libreville City
Gaborone City
Maseru City
Maputo City
Lusaka City
Djibouti City
Porto-Novo City
Dakar City
Lomé City
Asmara City
N’Djamena City
Ouagadougou City
Praia City
Sao Tome City
Port Louis City
Victoria City
Monrovia City
Yamoussoukro City

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