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Voices of the City: Funke Makinwa | FUTURE LAGOS

This week we meet with Funke Makinwa, the founder and editor of Dynamic Africa, a platform that showcases cultural content and creative ventures from Africa and across the diaspora.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Lagos Rising: From A City at Work Emerges a City of Creativity

Dele Adeyemo (Pidgin Perfect) recently visited Lagos and rediscovered the emerging and growing creative scene. Together with a team, he is mapping creative spaces, giving an insight to how creative spaces are transforming the city landscape.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Interview with Obi Ejimofo: Fusing tech with real estate

Ayo Denton meets Obi, Ejimofo, Managing Director of Nigeria’s most comprehensive online real estate marketplace to talk about the effects of new utopian cities and bringing technology to the real estate market.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | How can cities trigger innovation? Essential from SA Innovation Summit 2015

While the Silicon Valley is running out of problems to solve, African cities will be the test-bed of a new wave of innovations

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Photo Essay : A journey around the world Inside Expo 2015

A photo gallery inside the Expo Milano 2015 exhibition site, where participating Countries have had the opportunity to build their own exhibition space (the Self-Built Pavilions), exhibiting their interpretation of the theme: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.

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FUTURE LAGOS | 5 Forecasts for the Future of African Cities

Bosun Tijani, an innovation expert in Nigeria, shares his thoughts on how economic expansion and innovation will transform the continent.

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FUTURE LAGOS | Watch: Re-Imagining the Civic Commons

What is the future of the civic commons in our cities? How can we better leverage these shared public assets to make our cities more economically competitive, livable, and just? A panel in New York unravel some of the issues faced when breathing life into public space.

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FUTURE LAGOS | The Lagos Tour: Yaba

‘The Lagos Tour’ is a monthly feature from Future Lagos that explores the city using photography and this month we have walked around Yaba, an up and coming, suburb of Lagos.

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8 ideas for startup cities

During our last #citytalk we asked you the best ingredients in creating a startup city. Here are 8 of the best ideas.

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The future of transportation

The founder of Tesla Motors and the precursor to PayPal recently announced that he was working on a new transportation system, the Hyperloop, which promises to be faster and cheaper.