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The expansion of the central business district’s car-free zone is among the agenda topics, The New Times reports.
Kigali and other Rwandan cities must construct more high rises as land becomes scarce for development, the New Times reports.
A U. S.-based firm plans to open training centers across Africa to address the shortage of architectural and design professionals, Dezeen reports.
Chinese developers are playing a lead role in the urbanization of Kigali, Lagos, Addis Ababa and other African cities
Rwanda’s capital and largest city is undergoing a major transformation that’s been praised as visionary and condemned as elitist, the Guardian reports.
Writing in Environment and Urbanization, Vanessa Watson lays out a critique of Africa’s new urban showcase developments, calling them “fantasy plans.”