“Most Africans, the ones in rural areas as well as people in the urban areas, are in the informal sector. And there is a reason for that: they cannot afford to be unemployed. Most of the unemployed in Africa are people with secondary school degrees, who have finished secondary school or even university. They are… Continue reading A World Bank chief economist’s take on informality and employment in Africa
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In 2013, new initiatives explore urbanization trends in Africa
The new year is here, and with it, a new chapter full of new opportunities to explore, study and discuss urban development in African cities. This list spotlights a handful of initiatives, websites and projects to look forward to in 2013.