Posts Tagged ‘urbanisation’

Côte d’Ivoire’s economic capital emerges from the shadow of war

Once rocked by war and ethnic tensions, Abidjan is again rising.

A toast to South Africa’s growing black middle class

The rise of the black middle class has knock-on effects for consumer-driven and property industries.

Africa’s residential market offers ‘new frontiers’ for property investors

Urbanisation is boosting demand for residential properties, which could be an opportunity for investors.

Why cities, not countries, should drive investment decisions in Africa

“Looking at cities rather than countries can be eye-opening.”

Africa’s ballooning cities – an opportunity for agriculture

Africa’s fast growing cities present a major opportunity for the continent’s agricultural sector, says Amine Tazi-Riffi, a senior partner at McKinsey & Company.

What Africa will look like in 2060

Large coastal megacities, a decline in the importance of agriculture, and a South Africa that is no longer a resource-rich economy. This might be Africa’s reality in 50 years’ time.

Leaving the farm: Africa’s rapid urbanisation

Enticed by the promise of economic prosperity, millions of Africans are converging on the continent’s ballooning urban nodes.