By 2050, an estimated 1.4 billion people will be living in an African city. In Nigeria alone, 189 million people will have moved to a city, while Johannesburg will be home to 6.5 million inhabitants, and Nairobi 14.2 million. Africa needs to start making room for them.
Thursday nights are known as Lagos nights in downtown Johannesburg when Nigerian Afro-beat musician Femi Koya takes to the stage - bringing together sounds from different parts of the continent to create his own style, while still paying homage to the genre's greats.
Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe returned home from South Africa early on Sunday (20 August), state media reported, pursued by demands she face prosecution over an alleged assault of a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel room.