African urbanisation – a changing dynamic

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Written by Gerald Gondo, Business Development Executive, RisCura

On a recent trip to Morocco to attend the 15th Annual Africa Venture Capital Associaiton (AVCA) conference, I had the pleasure of being seated next to and in front of two young families on the aeroplane. One father I chatted to was born and raised just outside Casablanca.

An actuary by profession, he was quick to rattle off some facts and figures about his home country, with the most interesting fact being that  Morocco is looking to host the Football World Cup in 2026! Morocco’s plans to submit its bid, against a united bid from the United States, Mexico and Canada, certainly speaks volumes.

The conversation and attending the conference did get me thinking about the…

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