Market in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Photo: Erik Kristensen
Big cities appear to have a positive impact on food security and access to drinking water, but they also have a reconfiguring effect on families
Regular readers of Africa in Fact will recall our edition on local government (April 2016), which established a new template for the journal, with more space for articles and an attractive design based on high-quality photography and useful infographics.
Dakar, Senegal. Photo: Jeff Attaway
Due to the economic relevance and growing concentration of voters in African cities, these territorial entities represent sites of intense political competition
Open drainage along Kenyatta Avenue in the Nairobi city centre. IMAGE Jenipher Wachie.
Surging crime and broken dreams reveal the underbelly of this rapidly expanding east African capital
Congestion in Harare. Photo: Sadat Sanhehwe
Vested political interests have made it impossible for Harare’s mayor to implement a business strategy he believed would turn around service delivery in the city