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Rwanda Kicks-off 4th Industrial Revolution Campaign

Rwanda Kicks-off 4th Industrial Revolution Campaign

Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has kicked-off a one week awareness campaign on gradual transition from electricity and information technology to high-end technologies and use of Robotics in people…

Nigerians Dominate YouthConnekt Africa Innovation Awards

Nigerians Dominate YouthConnekt Africa Innovation Awards

David Kinzuzi receives a dummy check at the closing of YouthConektTwo young Africans from Nigeria walked away with a total $10,000 prizes for emerging among the best innovators at…

Rwanda Slashes 4G Internet Prices

Rwanda Slashes 4G Internet Prices

Korea telecommunication Rwanda Network (KTRN) has further cut its 4th Generation (4G) internet prices to as low as Rwf1000, to allow more Rwandans afford and access this type of internet…

“YEGO cab” – a New ‘Low Cost’ Taxi- Service Launched in Kigali

“YEGO cab” – a New ‘Low Cost’ Taxi- Service Launched in Kigali

  Yego Innovations Limited – a local tech company has introduced a new taxi service named “YEGO cab” where cab services will be only offered by calling a toll-free number…

Cheque Compensation Delays to End Next Year – Central Bank

Cheque Compensation Delays to End Next Year – Central Bank

Rwanda’s Central Bank (BNR) has said that the cheque compensation technology known as ‘Cheque Truncation System (CTS)’ will be fully up and running effectively June 2019. The CTS…

Rwanda Wants Share of Japanese Technology – Kagame

Rwanda Wants Share of Japanese Technology – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda has all it takes to gain a share of technology that Japan offers to build its domestic projects. The President who held talks…

‘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…