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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…

Rwandan Engineer Designs App for Tracking Bad Road Users

Rwandan Engineer Designs App for Tracking Bad Road Users

A Rwandan graduate from Ohio University in USA has developed a new application that will make it easy for traffic police to monitor drivers across all road networks. “MotoRate” was…

ICT Graduate Can Repair Old Bulbs

ICT Graduate Can Repair Old Bulbs

Before you throw away a blown build, think twice – it can actually be repaired and light-up again for another two years. Tuyisenge Kagenza Moise 25, holds a bachelors…

Rwanda Introduces Drones to Deliver Supplies to Farmers

Rwanda Introduces Drones to Deliver Supplies to Farmers

Livestock farmers in Rwanda will be the next beneficiaries of first drone port with livestock vaccines delivered on the farms.Following its success in delivering the first drone guided medical…

App Developers Still Struggle to Get Financing

App Developers Still Struggle to Get Financing

  From inside a small living room in Nyarutarama in 2014, two brothers had a plan of creating a simple way of electronically exchanging money – they didn’t…

African Universal Internet Alliance Expands to 17 nations

African Universal Internet Alliance Expands to 17 nations

In 2013, seven governments meeting in Kigali adopted an ambitious agenda to turn their countries into “smart nations” – making tech and broadband connection a universal right. Today, the alliance’s…

Ending Poverty Cannot be Possible Without Tech – Kagame

Ending Poverty Cannot be Possible Without Tech – Kagame

President Paul Kagame said Tuesday that information technology will be embedded into all aspects of public service delivery in Rwanda – to accelerate a move towards prosperity. Kagame was speaking…