Radio Netherlands Worldwide

SSO Login

More login possibilities:

Close
  • Facebook
  • Flickr
  • Twitter
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
Home
Thursday 30 October  
A bird's view of the Ivorian capital, Abidjan

Africa in Progress - Radio show: Cities where the living is good

On air: 1 November 2012 0:00 - 8 November 2012 0:00 (Photo: AFP)

More about:

There’s a real estate boom in many African cities. That’s because middle-income workers are trying to acquire their own homes, mostly in the cities. There is concern though that these homes look foreign and do not reflect the continent's cultures.

In this edition, architecture students discuss how to make African cities more African with a young, inspiring award-winning architect.

Guests: Kobina Banning (Ghana/US), architecture students from the Central University College, Accra

Producer/presenter: Fiifi Koomson (Ghana)

Duration: 30'34
 

Download

Discussion

Post new comment

Please be reminded all comments must be in English, short and to the point - guideline 250 words. Abusive and inappropriate comments will be removed.

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <p> <br>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.

More information about formatting options

FacebookTwitterYou tubeSoundcloud

Video highlights

My Song: Liza Kamizazi’s gift to Rwanda’s next generation
When Rwandan singer Liza Kamikazi was about to adopt a baby boy, she was...
My Song: N'kash the fearless albino rapper
For many people living with albinism the situation in some parts of Africa...