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African Cities – On the path to become Globally Competitive
Many African countries are on the path to constructing new cities, as opposed to transforming existing cities to become smart cities. It is not about the look or the design of the buildings in a city that make a city “SMART”. The top 10 global smartcities (London, Singapore, Seoul, New York, Helsinki, Montreal, Boston, Melbourne, Barcelona and Shangai) are actually very old cities that have been around for a long time. There is a big misconception among African leaders on this subject. You do NOT require to build a city from scratch to achieve a smart city status. It starts by developing the “Smart City Strategy” that addresses short, medium and long term implementations.
If Abraham Lincoln wasn't elected presidency at that time, USA wouldn't be where it is now and African American wld have been stateless. Abraham Lincoln was a 2nd grade dropout. A university grad presidency would have broken th union #governanceLectures #levelsOfScrewTeeny
In 2012, at the age of 16, gymnast Gabrielle Douglas became the first African American woman to win the gold medal in the individual all-around gymnastics competition at the London #Olympics.
She led the competition from beginning to end. #GameChangers https://t.co/8OQVyWghdW