Africa is a beautiful continent filled with diverse attractive destinations tourists can visit. From Lake Calendar in Malawi to Victoria Falls, the beautiful nature parks in the Nairobi savannah, and the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert. There is a lot the eyes can feast on in Africa.
Africa has some of the most beautiful cities in the world, of course, you must neglect the noise and air pollution, crazy traffic, and decay in infrastructure. In this article, we bring you the best cities to visit or stay in on the African continent. Several indices were measured to come up with this list including green space, pollution, ease of running business activities, population density, security, income, infrastructure, and crime rate.
Without further waste of time, let’s get to the top 5 cities to live in Africa in 2019.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg is unarguably the largest city in South Africa even though the city has faced a few issues with electricity supply in recent times. It is still the biggest economy in South Africa and Africa’s economic powerhouse. It is one of the cities in Africa where hard work is rewarded and the city defines aesthetics. There are several spots for a great evening of relaxation, sightseeing, and catching fun within the city.
There is so much to see in this city that will never be shown on TV. Nairobi is blessed with amazing scenery, wildlife, and beautiful savannahs. In recent times a lot of improvements have been made in road transport, electricity supply, and economic liberality. These have pushed Nairobi up the rankings of cities to visit in Africa.
Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, is one of the richest and most planned cities in Africa. The city is a land of opportunities, a great place for budding businesses. The great thing about Abuja is the beautiful architecture and modern infrastructure. Asides the business aspect, there are so many beautiful places to visit in the day, and clubs and hangouts at night. If you are looking for a place to network and grow relationships of any kind, try visiting Abuja.
Luanda is the capital city of Angola but it doubles as the major seaport in Angola as well as the oil city. With the help of China, Luanda has developed beautiful modern structures and a great road network. Over the last decade, Luanda has moved forward geometrically as there are a growing healthcare system and green space with the necessary features.
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
This city has a very low pollution rate, the only city with a better pollution rate is Nairobi. In Abidjan, it is very easy to live within your means. Agriculture is a major occupation in this city so you don’t need to look for a white-collar job. Abidjan is one of the easiest cities to live in on the African continent plus the traffic is mostly predictable.