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‘Mobile 360’ Brings Mobile Phone Issues on the Table in Kigali

‘Mobile 360’ Brings Mobile Phone Issues on the Table in Kigali

Telecom investors, policymakers and experts will, on July 17 convene to Rwanda for the international mobile communication conference that will discuss pertinent issues on access to the internet of things…

Tap&Go: Malpractice Reported in Recharging Transport Cards

Tap&Go: Malpractice Reported in Recharging Transport Cards

A local investor is registering a success story and expanding to the region his service of electronic payment system in public transport, but clients are a pointing a finger to…

VW Vehicle Monitoring Technology Tested in Rwanda

VW Vehicle Monitoring Technology Tested in Rwanda

Rwanda has become the second country to test the new Volkswagen vehicle mobility monitoring technology which will ensure security and access to the vehicles as the company plans to launch…

Gov’t Suspends Kenyan Company over Failure to Automate Saccos

Gov’t Suspends Kenyan Company over Failure to Automate Saccos

Government has suspended its contract with FinTech – a Kenyan subsidiary of FinTech Group after reportedly failing to offer quality services for establishment of a cooperative bank. In July 2014, President…

Macron Pledges €65m for African Startups

Macron Pledges €65m for African Startups

The French Development Agency (AFD) has set aside €65 million towards financing African startups, at the opening of the Vivatech technology expo in Paris. Emmanuel Macron said that France’s…

Kagame Expected in Paris for Global Tech Gathering

Kagame Expected in Paris for Global Tech Gathering

President Paul Kagame will next week attend the global tech forum, in France’s capital Paris. The forum gives special consideration to startups. The World Rendezvous for startups is organized…

Did you Know your House Can be Connected to the Internet at Rwf50,000?

Did you Know your House Can be Connected to the Internet at Rwf50,000?

When you walk around the City of Kigali and different parts of the country, you are likely to see small red and white poles on the road side with a…

NEF2018 to Come Up with New Science Formulas

NEF2018 to Come Up with New Science Formulas

Kigali will next week become the one stop center for science and technology where Africa will draw formulas to solve current and future challenges. Hundreds of thinkers in science, policy…

Local Entrepreneur Lights a Village in Kirehe

Local Entrepreneur Lights a Village in Kirehe

Some Rwandans in remote areas of the country have decided not to wait for the government to provide them with electricity, but invest in off-grid energy to change lives…

Ashish Thakkar Unveils “affordable” Smartphone for African Market

Ashish Thakkar Unveils “affordable” Smartphone for African Market

Google and Mara Corporation Limited (MC) announced Thursday plans to release the Mara X smartphone for the African market. The Mara Corporation was founded by Ashish J Thakkar, a youthful…

Rwandan Student Creates Technology to Detect Drunk Drivers

Rwandan Student Creates Technology to Detect Drunk Drivers

A Rwandan student has invented a technology that will make it impossible for anyone who has consumed alcohol to sit behind the wheels and drive. Fiston Rutikanga made a software…