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Chart: Public Transport in African Cities Often Unaffordable

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The typical household in many African cities cannot afford public transport fares. According to a new report, public transport in Sub-Saharan Africa's major cities is dominated by informal minibuses, and is expensive relative to household budgets making it largely unaffordable on a daily basis, especially for the poorest.

Read more in the new report "Africa’s Cities - Opening Doors to the World"


Submitted by Lies, damned lies and statistics on

Need to be a little careful, the 'new' report is actually citing a 2010 report, which used 2008/2009 data, which is a little dated now.

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