3 Worst Commuter Cities in Africa

1. Gaborone, Botswana

Traffic congestion has reached alarming levels in Gaborone. During parts of the day, a 10-kilometer trip can take over two hours. A nine percent annual growth in vehicle ownership indicates a growing economy and improved quality of life, but has also led to traffic congestion.

2. Lusaka, Zambia
The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) estimates that about 300 Japanese motor vehicles are imported into Zambia each day. The Times of Zambia reports that work will start this year on road rehabilitation and construction projects that will change the landscape of Zambia’s capital city



3. Khartoum, Sudan
Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, has an estimated population of 6.2 million people according to a 2008 population census. Despite economic sanctions, Khartoum is booming from an influx of investment from China and the Middle East. With the economic boom comes serious traffic problems as a result of urban population increase, rapid growth in car ownership.


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