Africa has been the second-fastest-growing region in the world over the past 10 years, with average annual growth of 5.1 per cent over the past decade, driven by greater political stability and economic reforms that have unleashed the private sector in many countries. Poverty is also on the retreat. A new consuming class has taken its place: since 2000, 31 million African households have joined the world’s consuming class. There has been a very significant rise in African beautiful cities.
A visit to these African beautiful cities will change your mindset about the African continent. In case you want to give it a go, here are the top 10 destinations in Africa you can visit today.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
After dusting itself off a civil war that destroyed the country for years, creating untold hardship to the people of Cote D’Ivore, this nation especially it’s capital, Abidjan is till one of the most beautiful cities in Africa with some of the most beautiful skylines you would ever find in Africa. Ivory coast is the largest producer and exporter of cocoa and the country is doing a good job transforming itself and it’s economy. Ivory Coast is a beautiful place for business and travels in Africa. You should try checking the country out.
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Dar Es Salaam is the capital of Tanzania and like the name ‘Salaam’ implies, one of the most peaceful city in Africa. But much more than being peaceful, Dar Es Salaam is among the most beautiful cities in Africa and also one of the economic hub of the continent.
Tunis with it’s 2,700,000 inhabitants is probably the most developed and most organized city in Northern Africa. Despite going through a great political unrest, The city managed to mobilise itself to build one of the beautiful cities in Africa.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia is among the cities in Africa that are well developed to certain standard. The roads and buildings are world class which makes it ideal place to establish business in Ethiopia. Addis Ababa is truly a modern city anyone would like to visit.
Lagos used to be the capital of Nigeria till December 12 1991 when Abuja became the new Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria. Lagos is the most populous city in Africa,and it is the West African capital of commerce and trade.
Despite the recent attack on a shopping mall, University hostels, and other places in and outside Nairobi, the city still remain one of the most beautiful city in Africa, a choice destination for the world’s tourists. Wikipedia describes Nairobi as one of the most prominent cities in Africa, both politically and financially.
Gaborone is another beautiful city in the southern part of Africa. Gaborone, the capital of Botswana enjoys political stability and economic strength, partly because it is one of the largest rough diamond producers in the world. It is a beautiful place for business and pleasure.
Johannesburg, South Africa
The biggest city in South Africa, Johannesburg is the second most developed city in Southern Africa with the population of about 1 million. Johannesburg is a well developed city with beautiful attractions such as the City Deep which is the largest dry port in the world and the Apartheid Museum.
Abuja is the capital of the biggest economy and most populous country in Africa, Nigeria. Abuja is the most developed city in Western Africa and second most beautiful city in Africa. Beyond it’s beauty and development, Abuja is among the richest city in Africa in terms of cash flows.
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town has rich European history and was largely developed by it’s European colonial masters. It’s well developed infrastructures in second to none in Africa and among the best in the world. The New York Times and The Telegraph named Cape Town in 2014 as the best place to visit in the world.