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Rwandans Head to China’s Huawei for Technology Skills Transfer

Rwandans Head to China’s Huawei for Technology Skills Transfer

  The second batch of eight Rwandan university students will this week head to China to learn the state-of-the-art technology, do an internship and possibly get employed…

Smart Cities are About People Not Computers – Kagame

Smart Cities are About People Not Computers – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has told participants at a high tech forum and exhibition in Qatar, that successful smart cities should be human centered, rather than being computer based. Kagame is…

Rwanda: Volkswagen Launches Its First Electric Car in Africa

Rwanda: Volkswagen Launches Its First Electric Car in Africa

Rwanda has become the first African country to launch the Volkswagen electric car, the e-Golf in a joint venture between Volkswagen and Siemens. At today’s launch that…

Rwanda:Tantalum Plant Launches Next Month, Lithium Drilling for Next Year

Rwanda:Tantalum Plant Launches Next Month, Lithium Drilling for Next Year

The first East Africa mining forum has kicked off in Kigali with investors making concrete investment plans in the sector that will enable Rwanda leverage itself as a mining hub…

Rwanda Seeks to Cut Expenses on Training Network Engineers

Rwanda Seeks to Cut Expenses on Training Network Engineers

Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Alliance officials have vowed to cut down the expenses incurred on training of network engineers in the country. This assurance comes after over 350 network…

RWANDASAT-1 Soon Orbiting Over Rwanda

RWANDASAT-1 Soon Orbiting Over Rwanda

Rwandans must now become familiar with counting backwards, from ten to zero, anyway, as their country launches its own satellite into space. Like most other African countries, Rwanda depends on…

Delayed Automation of Saccos Could Cost Gov’t Rwf5Bn

Delayed Automation of Saccos Could Cost Gov’t Rwf5Bn

A delayed automation of at least 416 Savings and Credit cooperatives (Sacco’s) in Rwanda could cause government a loss of more than Rwf5billion due to lack of shared…

Rwanda’s NIRDA Kicks off Campaign to Fund Hardware Developers

Rwanda’s NIRDA Kicks off Campaign to Fund Hardware Developers

Top young local hardware developers have started the competition, a sprint-like event in which programmers, designers and entrepreneurs join together to intensively develop prototypes within three days. In the…

Rwanda Selected To Host Global Drone Flying Competition

Rwanda Selected To Host Global Drone Flying Competition

Fresh from earning global accolade as the “Uber for Blood” service provider country because of its provision of blood to remote hospitals using drones, Rwanda has been selected…

Chinese Company Inks Deal to Assemble Alcohol Test Gadget with Rwandan Formula

Chinese Company Inks Deal to Assemble Alcohol Test Gadget with Rwandan Formula

An alcohol detector technology that was invented by a graduate from Kigali Polytechnic Institute  is set to be assembled in China by Top Ten Electronic Company with expertise in electronic…

Rwanda to Host First Ever Cybertech Conference in Africa

Rwanda to Host First Ever Cybertech Conference in Africa

Amid growing cyber security threats in Africa, Rwanda will in March next year, host the first ever Cybertech Africa Conference and Exhibition. The first conference to be hosted in Africa…

Rwanda Launches Campaign to Revamp Sale of its Creeping Dot Rw Domain Name

Rwanda Launches Campaign to Revamp Sale of its Creeping Dot Rw Domain Name

In 2005 Rwanda started a legal battle to win back its internet domain name (dot.rw) in an international dispute with a Swiss company that owned the name for decades…