Cities survey projects steady growth for Gaborone

FRANCISTOWN: The African Cities Growth Index (AGCI) 2015 released this week has projected steady growth for Gaborone in the coming years.

The report says Gaborone has grown from 37.969 to 39.416 value indexes between 2014 and 2015 respectively.

According to the African Cities Growth Index (AGCI), which was assembled by research methodologist Professor George Angelopulo, of the University of South Africa, and sponsored by Mastercard and released on Monday, the index focus on ranking urban cities looking at indicators like electricity, water, sanitation, health and household consumption.

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