Kigali, Rwanda. A wide view looking down on the city centre with Pension Plaza in the foreground. Credit: Shutterstock, Jennifer Sophie.

Kigali: the rapid urban growth and neighbourhood dynamics of a prosperous city

This study analyses the spatial expansion of Kigali city, the neighbourhood patterns and key urban…


Huye, Rwanda. Credit: University of Rwanda

Huye: socio-spatial dynamics and neighbourhood patterns in a small city

This study analyses the spatial expansion of Huye city, Rwanda, the resulting neighbourhoods and…


A view towards town, Kigali, Rwanda

Fissures in Localizing Urban Sustainability: the Case of Rwanda

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High density housing in an informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

The Road to Sustainable Kigali: A Contextualized Analysis of the Challenges

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High density housing in an informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow

Understanding the Concept of Neighbourhood in Kigali City, Rwanda

This article was originally published by MDPI publications in the…


A view towards town, Kigali, Rwanda

City Profile: Kigali, Rwanda

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Poor quality housing, informal settlement, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Ya Ping Wang, University of Glasgow.

No Slums and a ‘Vision City’: An Impression of Kigali’s Housing from my First Fieldtrip

In this blog Professor Ya Ping Wang, Director of SHLC, reflects on housing in Kigali’s…


Central Business District, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Gail Wilson

Cities as Platforms for Progress: Local Drivers of Rwanda’s Success

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Vulnerability in informal settlements, Kigali, Rwanda. Credit: Irfan Shakil, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Rwanda’s Neighbourhoods: In the Eyes of Two Bangladeshis

In this picture blog, Irfan Shakil and Professor Tanjil Sowgat from the SHLC team in Bangladesh…


Umuganda, Nduba Sector, Gasabo District, Rwanda. Credit: Ministry of Environment - Rwanda.

Rwanda’s Clean CBDs Pique the Interest of South African Leaders

This article was originally published by Business Day (South Africa). All views are the author’s…