Countries across Africa are putting "smart cities" on their agendas.
 Rwanda, a regional leader in developing "smart cities," published a Smart Cities Blueprint in May to help foster the use of technology in urban management.
The continent needs to find ways of improving urban life. Will these eye-catching projects prove to be white elephants, offering solutions for only a lucky few who can afford them?
Vision City, Rwanda, is the country's largest housing project.
Vision City, Rwanda, is the country's largest housing project.

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making african cities great for Africa to stimulate growth and become a global destination for individuals, businesses, and tourists, data need to be collected and made available on research, benchmarking, and insights of African cities that allow them to measure themselves against various metrics like infrastructure development, talent, revenue-generating, population and thus begin to compete at the global scale with other smart cities.