Africities an important summit: Tau

The eight edition of the Africities Summit is currently underway in Morocco Marakesh with an estimated five- thousands delegates to attend. This year’s theme is “the transition towards sustainable cities and territories: the role of local and sub-national governments. The main focus this year is creating more sustainable African cities. The summit’s open sessions will allow different netorks wishing to work with African cities territories to present their proposals and to contribute to reflections on how local Africa changes its approach to harness the opportunities and benefits that exist. President of the South African Local Government Association and of the United Cities Local Governments or UCLG, Parks Tau says it is important for African cities to find solutions to the challenges it faces such as migration, housing, access to electricity and any other challenges that impede on the development of African cities.