High cost of living stifles urbanisation even as population rises in cities

Saturday March 3 2012

Urbanisation levels have neither peaked in sub-Saharan Africa, nor is the future necessarily rural. However, it is simply not true that the region urbanised rapidly in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.

Urbanisation levels have neither peaked in sub-Saharan Africa, nor is the future necessarily rural. However, it is simply not true that the region urbanised rapidly in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. 

By Jeremiah Kiplang’at