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TRANSFORMATION IN THE COUNTRY OF A THOUSAND HILLS; VISITATION MEMOIR ON HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN KIGALI, RWANDA

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The city of Kigali started in 1907 as a small colonial outpost with little link to the outside world. At more than 100 years old, Kigali has become the largest and capital city of Rwanda. The city is the administrative capital, most important business centre and main point of entry into Rwanda. At the time of Independence in 1964, Kigali had only 6, 000 people and less than 300, 000 at the end of 1994. It is presently inhabited by estimated 1, 200, 000 inhabitants with annual growth rate of 5.7% [Rwanda Housing Authority, 2012]. By its number of population, Kigali can be regarded as an intermediate city…

For further reading on the Transformation in the Country of a Thousand Hills, kindly visit; https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lookman_Oshodi/

As part of the training program for the civil society organizations in the East African Community, the group embarked on study tour of Rwanda Natural Resources Authority [RNRA] and Rwanda Housing Authority [RHA], Ministry of Infrastructure to learn on programs and methods of service delivery to the citizens.

View of Kigali CBD

View of Kigali CBD

View of Kigali

View of Kigali

View of Kigali

View of Kigali

View of Kigali City

View of Kigali City

View of Kigali on the Hills

View of Kigali on the Hills

View of Kigali

View of Kigali

A Residential Neighborhood Off Nyamitarambo Road

A Residential Neighborhood Off Nyamitarambo Road

View of Mixed Settlements in Kigali

View of Mixed Settlements in Kigali

Thierry Hoza Ngoga [Far Left] of RNRA Responding to Questions on Land Accessibility in Rwanda

Meeting of the Group with the Official of RNRA

Thierry Hoza Ngoza, Land Technical Operations Division Manager, Rwanda Natural Resources Authority and Lookman Oshodi

Edward Kyazee, Head of Housing, Urban Planning and Development Division, Rwanda Housing Authority, Ministry of Infrastructure Briefing the Group

Lookman Oshodi Sharing Experiences on Housing and Urban Development in African Cities with RHA

Lookman Oshodi at RHA Sharing his Observations on Kigali City

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