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Last updated: 04 June, 2007 - Published 13:24 GMT
 
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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.

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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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