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UNDESA.(2010). The World Urbanisation Prospects, The 2009 Revision.
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Urban growth rate in Africa
Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Africa’s urban centres are currently growing at an annual rate that is the fastest compared to other regions. The urban expansion is expected to continue, with cities like Abuja and Ouagadougou expecting very high growth in the next decade, while Cairo, Africa’s largest city, is projected to see a comparatively lower growth rate.