Cover story: Dazzled by the City
In our special report on cities, Nick Ericsson reports that Africa's urban population is increasing at a rapid rate while economic development is lagging behind.
DAZZLED BY THE CITY
Also in this edition:
Freetown: Umaru Fofana assesses the political dynamics in Freetown ahead of elections.
Addis Ababa: Amber Henshaw reports how shack dwellers are being forced out of their homes as massive development takes place in the city.
Luanda: An eyewitness account from Lara Pawson of the shocking way in which demolitions take place in Angola's capital.
Lagos: Sub-Saharan Africa's largest and most vibrant city, writes Sola Odunfa.
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The above articles appear in the July - September 2007 edition of BBC Focus on Africa Magazine.
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