Many people have their own experience and stories about Kimironko which is currently one of the fastest growing suburbs of Kigali city.
Kigali city is comprised of three districts including; Nyarugenge,Kicukiro and Gasabo (where Kimironko is located). Under local territorial administration, Kimironko has a Sector status.
There are two entry points to Kimironko. From Kigali city centre , one has to branch off at Kisimenti towards Amahoro national stadium enroute to Kimironko.
Another entry to Kimironko is via Kibagabaga while on the highway from Eastern Province, you would need to branch off at Nyandungu and connect through Kigali Parents School then finally arrive at Kimironko central market.
In mid 1990s up to late 2000s many people were refusing to buy plots in this part of Kigali, some also turned down land offers arguing that the area was too rural and far away from the city Centre.
Only the Prison in Kimironko made this area popular.
Today, Kimironko hosts a score of modern shopping centres, Bars, schools, a University and bigger hotels including plush residential housing and apartments.
Through the Taarifa lens, we bring you Kimironko of 2018 that will never be the same again but if you are one of those that rejected a plot in this part of the city, find out whether the choice you made was worth it.