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At the @UrbanAge_ Conference in Addis. Follow this thread for my live tweets and commentary over the next two days as we discuss a range of important topics with several distinguished guests. @LSECities #DevelopingUrbanFutures #UrbanAge
Ricky Burdett from @LSECities stating that 80% of Singapore’s population lives in affordable public housing. #UrbanAge
Prof. Alcinda Honwana on the “politics of waithood”: “Waithood is preparing them to be creative and find solutions to their livelihoods [...] It also represents a period of political marginalization”. Fascinating analytical lens through which to understand the Qeero. #UrbanAge
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Used the #Addis-#Djibouti #Railway for the first time yesterday - it was a pleasant ride. The 8 hour journey started at Lebu Furi Station at 7am and arrived in Dire Dawa at 3pm. A visual thread of the the experience below!
Having bought my ticket at the ticket office, and water from the vendor outside, I waited in the station itself for the train. The station was well equipped.
Boarding was smooth, not too many people around this early on a Monday.
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#Ethiopia: As per @fanatelevision, Takele Uma, Mayor of #AddisAbaba city, "today visited condo dwellers at #KoyeFeche site", in the southern outskirt of Addis, off #Addis-#Adama expressway. "The residents have complained about lack of infrastructure, such as water & electricity."
#ContextMatters: As early as 2012, AS asked if condominiums in #AddisAbeba were becoming "Slums in the making" addisstandard.com/condominiums-i… "existing problem of infrastructure in some sites such as Jemo, the biggest condominium site hosting 10, 000 houses, is not an end in itself"
"So far, the issue of lack, or in some cases absence, of a functioning infrastructure has been widely discussed as a national agenda. In the past the gov has admitted, more than once,that a few essential things have gone terribly wrong while planning for the massive construction"
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