The International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam calls for projects under the theme THE NEXT ECONOMY. Edgar Pieterse elaborates why this theme provides a fantastic opportunity for African urban designers, architects, landscape architects, academics, artists, planners, cities, universities, companies and social organizations.
Nigeria is now the biggest economy in Africa. How did this happen and what does that mean for Nigeria and for Africa?
Projections that Nigeria’s economy will be more important than South Africa’s by 2020 underplay serious instabilities in Nigeria’s economy, political systems and surrounding region. Writer for Think Africa Press, Simukai Tinhu reports.