Despite the challenges most countries have on the African continent in completing the SDGs, the 8th annual Africities conference shows a serious commitment to sustainable development.  The final declaration of the participants in Africties conference held this year in Marrakesh, Morocco stated that the United Cities and Local Governments of Africa’s flagship pan-African event pledged to support the “implementation of continental and global development agendas for a prosperous and peaceful Africa.” Africa has unique challenges, with most…