Follow Crowded Shari Al-Muski, Cairo, Egypt. (Photo/Oliver Laumann/Flickr). In Next 35 Years, Africa Will Need To Find Homes For Nearly 900 Million New Urban Dwellers Rogue Chiefs March 8, 2017 IN the next 35 years, Africa will need to accommodate almost 900 million new urban dwellers, equivalent to what Europe, USA and Japan combined have managed over the last 265 years. Related Posts:NUMBER OF THE WEEK: Nigeria Population Hit 182 Million This Year –That’s 34 African Countries CombinedBy 2050 Nearly 1.4 Billion Africans – 58% Of Continent’s Population – Will Live In Cities. Here’s What It Means In 10 ChartsTODAY IN NUMBERS: 700,000 Firms – And 10 Million Individuals – Have Dodged Paying Taxes In NigeriaJapan’s Emperor Akihito Says He Wants To Leave The Throne…And Gets A Call From Zimbabwe’s MugabeNearly 13m Young Africans Enter The Work Every Year – But Continent Creates Only 3m Formal Jobs65 Million People Worldwide Displaced By War, Violence, Or Persecution. What Can Be Good About That?