Urban Africa 2050
Kampala, Uganda

2018: Kampala City – 1.7 million; Greater Kampala Metro – 4.7 million
2050: 8-10 Million

Host Instituion
Kampala Evangelical School of Theology – KEST

City Overview
Kampala City covers 1% of the total landmass of Uganda. It is home to 10% of Uganda’s population and 31% of Uganda’s urban population. The average growth rate of Kampala city (2010-2020) is 6.75, making it the second in Eastern Africa. Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) was created 2010 as a governing body of the capital city. The governance has two layers: the political layer is headed by a Lord Mayor. The technical layer is headed by the executive director. The City is divided into five administrative divisions: Central, Kawempe, Makindye, Nakawa and Rubaga.

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  • World Bank. 2015. Uganda Economic Update: Fifth Edition: The Growth Challenge: Can Ugandan Cities Get to Work? – Fact Sheet. http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/uganda/brief/uganda-economic-update-fifth-edition-the-growth-challenge-can-ugandan-cities-get-to-work-fact-sheet
  • Plan to develop a Diploma in Urban Ministry in collaboration with churches and organizations that are already involved in urban ministry initiatives

  • Develop short courses that respond to some of the critical urban realities in Kampala

Name: Philip
Surname: Wandawa
Position at the Institution: Principal
Email Address: pwandawa@kest.ac.ug

Name: Emmanuel
Surname: Akatukunda
Position at the Institution: Academic Dean
Email Address: eakatukunda@kest.ac.ug