[PHOTO STORY] City of Kigali launches new market for former street vendors

Inspector General of Police Emmanuel Gasana, Minister for Gender and Family Promotion Dr. Diane Gashumba and City of Kigali Mayor Monique Mukaruliza launching a new market for former street vendors in Nyabugogo yesterday.
Photograph: Timothy Kisambira
Photograph: Timothy Kisambira

L-R: Inspector General of Police Emmanuel Gasana, Minister for Gender and Family Promotion Dr. Diane Gashumba and City of Kigali Mayor Monique Mukaruliza launching a new market for former street vendors in Nyabugogo yesterday.

The market can house up to 2000 traders who will be selling commodities including groceries, clothing among other household utilities. It is one of the 12 markets that have already been constructed in the three districts of Kigali with an aim of eliminating street vending in the city.In all these markets, the traders are exempted from paying rent and all kinds of taxes for a whole year.

 

Photograph: Timothy Kisambira

 
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