Rwanda’s political settlement and the urban transition: expropriation, construction and taxation in Kigali

Tom Goodfellow (2014). Rwanda’s political settlement and the urban transition: expropriation, construction and taxation in Kigali. Journal of Eastern African Studies Vol. 8(2). pgs 311-329.   Abstract Although still predominantly rural, Rwanda is one of the world’s fastest urbanizing countries. This paper considers the Rwandan Patriotic Front’s (RPF) approach to urban development in the context of … Continued

Rwanda’s political settlement and the urban transition: expropriation, construction and taxation in Kigali

Although still predominantly rural, Rwanda is one of the world’s fastest-urbanizing countries. This paper considers the Rwandan Patriotic Front’s (RPF) approach to urban development in the context of intense pressure on land and a stated long-term agenda of moving towards a future that is ‘100% urban’.