African urban areas will develop by 300% in the following 40 years. A United Nations report says Africa will be the quickest developing landmass with over 60% of the populace living in urban communities. By 2050 about 1.2 billion individuals will be living in urban zones. The most noteworthy development rate is normal in urban areas south of the Sahara.
As of now the biggest city in Africa is Cairo, however in the following five years it will be surpassed by Lagos, Nigeria, which will at that point have a populace of 12.5 million. Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, will be the quickest developing city with a populace expanding significantly.
The United Nations says an ever increasing number of individuals are searching for a superior life in urban zones. Much of the time they leave the field since cultivating can’t give them the cash they have to endure.
African urban areas as of now have numerous issues: packing, insufficient clean water and traffic issues. The UN, nonetheless, says that more individuals could achieve live a superior expectation for everyday comforts if foundation in African urban areas were better.
The report cautions of different threats that face of African urban areas. Huge numbers of them are arranged close to the coast. A great many individuals might be without homes if ocean levels rise as a result of a worldwide temperature alteration.