Kigali is unlike many other African cities where Chaos is the rule of the day, Kigali, Rwanda though the business center of Rwanda is a more relaxed, orderly, more peaceful. visitor friendly city than most other African capitals. Here even the streetlights works. traffic is orderly, the streets are clean and no potholes to speak of – delightful restaurants abound, – the perfect African city for your first stop in Africa.
One of the first things most people notice is that, particularly for an African city, Kigali is spotlessly clean, partly because plastic bags are banned in the country but also because of a universal service called Umuganda when everyone gets together on the last Saturday morning of each month working on community projects like keeping streets clean, tending to gardens and helping neighbours.