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Rwanda’s Hacking Students Sit for National Exams

Rwanda’s Hacking Students Sit for National Exams

A little known secondary school in Kigali is quietly partnering with American experts to introduce students into hacking skills because their future is considerably digital. World Mission Secondary School at…

Rwanda Military Hospital Gets Tele-medicine Technology

Rwanda Military Hospital Gets Tele-medicine Technology

Rwanda military hospital and Egypt medics will now be able to consult while conducting medical operations using high quality telemedicine technology. This comes following the Egyptian government donated telemedicine equipment…

Yegomoto: End to the Bargaining Era

Yegomoto: End to the Bargaining Era

The lengthy bargaining for a better deal with moto taxi operators will soon become a thing of the past as a new innovation takes over. ‘Yego Innovision Limited’, a local…

Public Buses Wi-fi: Harsh Weather, Incompatible Gadgets Interrupt Kigali’s ‘Smart’ Project 

Public Buses Wi-fi: Harsh Weather, Incompatible Gadgets Interrupt Kigali’s ‘Smart’ Project 

A bus is just a bus until you enter Nyabugogo main bus park in Kigali where all highways connect the capital city to the rest of the country provinces, and…

RURA to Install GPS on 20,000 Taxi Motos

RURA to Install GPS on 20,000 Taxi Motos

Incidents of hit and run by Moto taxi operators are getting slimmer following the decision by the regulator to install GPS on Taxi Motos operating in Kigali city and other…

VugaPay Developers  Win Continental Startup Competition

VugaPay Developers Win Continental Startup Competition

Two young Rwandan entrepreneurs in money transfer already making headlines in local media have again attracted attention of international companies. Patrick Muhire and Cedric Muhoza co-founders of VugaPay money…

For Rwandans, Here is How to Deal with Recent Global Cyber Attack

For Rwandans, Here is How to Deal with Recent Global Cyber Attack

Rwanda is warning computer users to take precautions not to lose their gadgets and data following an outbreak of a security attack that has affected over 150 countries and may…

Jeannette Kagame Awards Kenyan Student with Top Tech Prize

Jeannette Kagame Awards Kenyan Student with Top Tech Prize

A Kenyan student emerged top from a major technology challenge scooping the top prize at the Transform Africa Summit in Rwanda. Ruth Waiganjo, from the University of Nairobi beat 6…

Israel Takes Rwandan Tech Startups for Training

Israel Takes Rwandan Tech Startups for Training

The Israeli government on Thursday announced it was offering technology innovation training and business management to five tech startups that emerged at the Transform Africa Summit ongoing in Kigali. On…

Why Africa’s ‘One Area Network’ Project Failed

Why Africa’s ‘One Area Network’ Project Failed

Connecting Africa to a ‘One area network’ has been a failure because of lack of urgency –  African leaders and policymakers agreed today during the Transform Africa Summit in Kigali…

How Rwandan College Brothers Coded Their Way to Silicon Valley

How Rwandan College Brothers Coded Their Way to Silicon Valley

At the First Transform Africa Summit in Kigali in 2015 , two ambitious college brothers presented a project that proposed an innovative way to electronically  send and receive money  without charges…

Bridging Digital Divide is an Urgent Matter – Kagame

Bridging Digital Divide is an Urgent Matter – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has told delegates at a major ICT summit in Rwanda that as long as women and girls are lagging behind, Africa is not on the right track…