Africa

Africa is urbanizing twice as fast as Europe did. This could be a major opportunity

Africa is urbanising twice as fast as Europe did. Image: REUTERS/George Esiri

Laurent Bossard

Director, OECD Sahel and West Africa Club

Mario Pezzini

Director , OECD Development Centre

Ibrahim Mayaki

CEO, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)

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Africa's mobile internet speed remains far below the global average. The economic impact is huge
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