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.