This figure reflects the extent of seriousness of challenges in African cities. They are home to nearly 500 million inhabitants, a figure that, according to experts, will reach one billion by 2040.
With effective management mechanisms at a global and regional level, migration could be rendered a source of prosperity instead of a source of conflict.
These are our most powerful videos from this week.
Moroccan women condemn "the culture of rape and impunity".
A tragic derailment of a train linking Rabat and Kenitra, in the region of Bouknadel, happened on Tuesday, and caused several casualties and injuries.
A Moroccan was buried on Wednesday after Morocco's navy opened fire on a boat carrying her and two dozen other migrants.
In Morocco, King Mohamed VI granted pardon to 188 activists of the disputed Rif movement. It comes as the religious festival of Eid started on Monday
A British-Moroccan woman has made it her mission to save stray dogs and other neglected animals.
Morocco may have relaxed migration controls into Europe as leverage in key negotiations with Brussels, it’s been claimed.
Inspire Africa features a deaf-mute Semba dance instructor in Mauritius, a 23 year old Moroccan engineer who has designed a power-less refrigerator and talk to the brain behind an online platform prom
Its songs and rhythms, are a mixture of Islamic Sufist and pre-Islamic African music and are intended to send its listeners into a trance.
Morocco's hypnotic Gnaoua Music Festival
Majestic horses and turquoise water - spending 3 days in the family-owned Selman Marrakech.
Inspire Africa brings you stories from Uganda and Morocco, where challenges and solutions have been transformed into enterprises, new modes of employment and innovations.
The fourth stage covers a huge 86.2km, with runners having to complete the stage within 35 hours
Morocco's Rachid El Morabity beat his brother Mohamed finishing in 3hr4mins in stage two of the Marathon des Sables
The Crans Montana Forum returns for the 4th consecutive year to Dakhla in Western Sahara, to discuss "Africa and South-South Cooperation".
Russian produces star performance on tournament final day
Local hero takes gold after opponent is disqualified