High-risk Zone

EDITORIAL: Poor communication is costly, ask Kigali City

An ongoing demolition exercise of buildings located in high-risk zones and swamps in some parts of Kigali could not just have gone quietly. For those who are always looking for an opportunity to drag Rwanda in the mud, it was Godsent. There is nothing extraordinary about the demolitions apart...

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 8:13am

City high-risk zone evacuations explained

The stretch from La Palisse Nyandugu, through Cumi na Gatanu and Cumi n’Icyenda, along the Kigali-Kayonza highway, will never be the same. Since Saturday, the small residential houses and shops that lined the road are being razed by the City of Kigali, in a move authorities say is aimed at...

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 8:06am

Kigali City to relocate 13,000 households

Kigali City authorities are planning for the relocation of at least 13,000 households from high-risk zones, a senior official has said. This comes on the back of deadly rainfall – and rain-induced disasters, such as floods and landslides – that battered the country in the first half of...

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:07pm

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