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From strife to revival, Mogadishu holds hopes and dreams

The Somali capital is in recovery mode despite many challenges..

Abidjan regains it glamour

Spurred by Côte d’Ivoire’s current economic growth, the city is turning a corner.

Lagos now wears a new look

City transforming from chaos of traffic congestion, rickety buses and pickpockets

Lagos: Managing a megacity

Nigeria’s commercial capital is almost certainly the largest metropolis in Africa. Governing the eponymous state is no easy task.

What Kigali’s new inland port could mean for trade in East Africa

The first phase of the construction of a US$35m inland container logistics centre is currently underway on a 30-hectare plot of land in Rwanda's capital city.

Ethiopia: Eggs, omelettes and IPOs

Ethiopia breaks a lot of Washington Consensus eggs to produce a surprisingly impressive growth omelette.

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