Sophisticated air monitoring system across London’s streets

C40 and McKinsey recently published ‘Focused Acceleration’, a report that aims to enable mayors to assess the ambition of their own climate plans against the modelled analysis produced by McKinsey and Arup. Still, according to C40, the same majors are now envisioning a future where walking, cycling and shared transport is how most citizens move […]

Innovation & entrepreneurship ever-increasing role in the MENA

BIZTECH AFRICA in an article on a forthcoming Smart Cities Summit to be held in Algiers towards the end of this month introduced it as innovation & entrepreneurship ever-increasing role in the MENA region being at the fore-front of development.  It reads thus: Innovation and entrepreneurship play an ever-increasing role in growing Africa’s emerging technology […]

Can Chinese cities leave the car behind?

Encouraging bicycles and investing in public transport are just some of the ways Chinese cities are trying to minimise car use Photo credit: chuyu. But can Chinese cities leave the car behind? Let us read Liu Shaokun. For years, Chinese city planners have prioritised cars, but they’re now taking a different route, writes Liu Shaokun. Plagued […]

United Kingdom: one largest investment source markets for Dubai?

United Kingdom: one largest investment source markets for Dubai? Well, this is what Live Trading’s Shayne Heffernan wrote this May 13, 2018. Britons Spend Big on Dubai Real Estate British nationals have invested US$8.47 billion (AED31.1 billion) in Dubai’s real estate during the last four years (2014-2017), according to the statistics released by Dubai Land […]

World populations increasing but at different rates

It is well known that the world populations increasing but at different rates do depend on innumerable factors that are all fundamentally tied to their fast and / or slowish development levels. This proposed article dated May 3rd, 2018, focused on mostly the least populated region of the Middle East, i.e. the Gulf countries. Outside […]

Autonomous Vehicles become Safer and more Efficient

Autonomous vehicles are coming and they have the potential to radically better our lives. But to reap the rewards of this new technology, we first have to adapt the world to its requirements. This means preparing the way for massive engineering projects that will introduce the latest generation of mobile networks into our cities. As […]