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Name Africa’s Monopoly Mayfairs

  • 12 December 2012
  • From the section Africa
The cover of the the Monopoly game - City of Lagos edition
The Lagos state government has backed the Monopoly project

The first African city edition of the famous board game Monopoly was launched in Lagos this week.

The board's layout, which had been kept secret until the launch, was unveiled with the manmade Banana Island named as the Nigerian city's upmarket equivalent of Mayfair in the London edition.

Makoko, the slum on stilts over the city's lagoon, was the cheapest property for sale on the Lagos board.

If a Monopoly game was produced for other African cities, what do you think the Mayfair and Old Kent Road squares should be?

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