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EDITORIAL: Africa’s Megacities: boom or bust

EDITORIAL: Africa’s Megacities: boom or bust

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...

Land grabs and muggers

Land grabs and muggers

Surging crime and broken dreams reveal the underbelly of this rapidly expanding east African capital Michael Mwaura graduated from the University of Nairobi’s School of Business in 2009 and within...

Running out of road

Running out of road

Lagos is arguably the most challenging Nigerian state to run, but it is also the most attractive in which to run for governor “Wherever you are in this country, in fact on this continent, there’s no...

Where justice is measured in dollars

Where justice is measured in dollars

Kinshasa is set to become one of Africa’s largest megacities by 2030, but its land governance is in need of major reform Antoine* bought a plot of land in Kimbanseke, on the outskirts of Kinshasa,...