Monthly Archives: March 2012

Africa – Transport on the Agenda

On Monday 19 March 2012, The Times contained a series of articles about the economic potential of the African continent. The contributing journalists repeatedly refer to the massive levels of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) currently flowing into Africa from the … Continue reading

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Slums and Transport

The world population is estimated to be 7 billion and a staggering 1 billion of these people live in urban slums (informal settlements). People come to the city because they expect to improve their education and employment opportunities. However, they … Continue reading

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