Rwanda: The Golden Oldies - Discovering Kigali's Grand Old Buildings
[New Times]The origins of Kigali as the Rwandan capital can be traced back to 1907. When the country gained its independence on July 1, 1962, the capital was like a small village when compared to what it is today. The population stood at about mere 6000 people and the urban area was approximately 3 square kilometres with only a handful of permanent building. Society Magazine's Martin Bishop introduces you to the structures that have stood the test of time.