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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…

Rwanda Constructs 80 MW Peat-to-Power Plant

Rwanda Constructs 80 MW Peat-to-Power Plant

Gisagara peat plant will be constructed by Quantum Power from Turkey Rwanda has launched construction works for a $350 million peat energy plant expected to generate 80MW of electricity. The…

Rwf3.8 billion Cut from ICT Ministry Budget to Fund Cyber Security Agency

Rwf3.8 billion Cut from ICT Ministry Budget to Fund Cyber Security Agency

About Rwf3, 8 billion has been chopped from the Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT) budget to finance the newly created Cyber Security Agency. According to Jean Philbert Nsengimana the…

Transform Africa Delegates: Here Are Apps That Will Make Your Life Very Easy in Kigali

Transform Africa Delegates: Here Are Apps That Will Make Your Life Very Easy in Kigali

Some 4,000 delegates are flying into Rwanda for Transform Africa Summit 2017 opening on Wednesday through to Friday. Executives from biggest corporations will be on hand to showcase their…

Rwanda to Host Africa’s First Internet Development Dialogue

Rwanda to Host Africa’s First Internet Development Dialogue

Rwanda’s capital Kigali will next month host the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue. Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue will take place in Kigali from 8…

Australian Companies Invest in Rwanda’s Agriculture and ICT

Australian Companies Invest in Rwanda’s Agriculture and ICT

Four companies owned by members of ‘Australian Davos Connection’ have started investing in Rwanda’s mining, agriculture and housing sectors – with more coming in soon to tap into the country…

New Bill Allows Rwanda to Launch Cyber Attacks at Any Threat

New Bill Allows Rwanda to Launch Cyber Attacks at Any Threat

Rwanda’s expected Cyber Security Agency may have extra powers to launch cyber attacks both within and outside the country in case national security is at risk. A newly…

INES-Ruhengeri Institute Acquires Drone for Research

INES-Ruhengeri Institute Acquires Drone for Research

The Institute of Applied Sciences (INES-Ruhengeri) has become the first university in Rwanda to adopt to the use of drones in research and mentoring students. Some students and drone…

New App Links Rwandan Women Traders to 5000 Markets

New App Links Rwandan Women Traders to 5000 Markets

Rwandan businesswomen have been introduced to a platform that will connect them to more than 5000 traders from across the world – a development, its planners say will open more…

World Bank President Tests Rwandan Drone

World Bank President Tests Rwandan Drone

Rwanda’s drone port project has attracted the World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim who visited the facility today and launched one of the drones to deliver medical…