Why are poor neighborhoods being demolished in Ivory Coast? | DW News

Africa’s major cities are growing at an unprecedented rate.
By the end of the century, it’s estimated 13 out of the world’s 20 largest metropolises will be in Africa. But one of the major challenges is how they can cater to people from all economic brackets.
As an ongoing eviction scandal in Ivory Coast’s economic hub, Abidjan shows, development often comes at the expense of the poorest. DW’s Sira Thierij reports from Yopougon, one of the worst affected neighborhoods .

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