Tag: city of kigali

How COVID-19 will shape Rwanda’s construction sector

Construction contributes big to Rwanda’s economy, having grown by 33 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019. Solange Muhirwa, Chief Urban Planner at the City of Kigali discusses how the pandemic has impacted the sector and incentives for investment.

Kigali to get first ever central sewerage system

Over a hundred households in Rwanda’s capital Kigali are expected to be moved to make way for the city’s first central sewerage system. Fred Mugisha, Director of Urban Planning at City of Kigali joins CNBC Africa for more.

REMA braced for urban recreational expansion with $5.2mn Eco Tourism Park

Rwanda Environment Management Authority in collaboration with City of Kigali under the National Urban Eco-tourism parks are executing a project of creating an eco-tourism Park worth about $5.2 million, that seeks to provide an urban recreational space, restore the hydrological functioning and increase its biodiversity. Director General of REMA, Coletha U. Ruhamya joins CNBC Africa for more.