Attitude

Things to do

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Nyamirambo Women’s Centre

The seamstress­es of the Nyamirambo Women’s Centre in Kigali produce high-quality kitenge fabrics, provide a library for children and offer tours around the lively Muslim neighbourh­ood with visits to markets, a women’s hair salon, and other small businesses, such as special milk bars. nwc-umutima.org

Kigali Genocide Memorial

The museum at this impressive memorial next to the largest mass grave in Rwanda painfully documents the divisive politics that led to the genocide of 1994. A depressing, but unmissable place of remembranc­e and learning. kgm.rw

Inema Art Centre

Fancy a giant gorilla fashioned out of motherboar­ds? At Inema, the home of Rwandan art, it’s yours to buy. Billed as one of East African’s major art galleries, it houses a collection of artists from around the African continent. Meet the artists and the rest of the scene on Thursday nights. inemaartce­nter.com

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