Tag Archives: Kigali

Whose city? Kigali, population growth and prospects for Rwanda’s urban future

Tom Goodfellow

This blog marks the beginning of our series that explores the state of the nation in Rwanda, twenty years on from the genocide of 1994. It explores the social, political and economic progress made and the challenges that remain. Tom Goodfellow starts us off by exploring an angle that is often missed in analyses of […]

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Democracy and the city in Africa: a troubled but vital relationship

Tom Goodfellow

With 7 out of 10 people projected to live in urban areas by 2050, it’s becoming increasingly important to understand cities and the politics that continually shapes and reshapes them. Here, Tom Goodfellow asks: does democracy have an impact on how cities function? And, if so, what kind of impact? His answers draw on extensive […]

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