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[Rwanda] Applications for the Africa Blockchain Campus Hackathon 2021 opened
11-01-2021 | 13:17:49
The Africa Blockchain Institute says applications are open for the Africa Blockchain Campus Hackathon 2021. The Hackathon will take place from February 1st, 2021 – April 8th, 2021,
The African Development Bank appoints Aissa Touré as Rwanda Country Manager
22-12-2020 | 07:26:00
An economist and development expert, Aissa Touré a Senegalese national, brings to the Bank over 25 years of experience, working in three continents and 12 countries for 5 international organizations.
World Bank approves $150m to support human capital development program in Rwanda
18-12-2020 | 07:34:00
The World Bank approved $150 million in IDA financing for a program of policy and institutional reforms intended to accelerate human capital development for inclusive economic growth in Rwanda.
Babylon to digitize Rwanda's health centers
15-12-2020 | 13:40:28
Global tech company Babylon will support the Government of Rwanda in their latest project to digitize their healthcare system by introducing digital tools, such as digitally enabled triage, to over-stretched government healthcare centers.
Rwandan farmers name new cassava varieties
14-12-2020 | 10:46:21
An association of farmers in Rwanda, the Ingabo Syndicate, in collaboration with the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) and their partners, held Cassava Week 2020.
IFC loans $10m to I&M Bank Rwanda to support SMEs, economic activity and Jobs
04-12-2020 | 07:31:00
IFC announced a loan to I&M Bank Rwanda, to help the bank increase lending to potentially thousands of Small and Medium Sized enterprises in Rwanda, many of which are facing COVID-19-related liquidity challenges.
RUNRES project to avail animal feed for farmers in Rwanda
01-12-2020 | 07:05:14
The Rural-Urban Nexus, establishing a nutrient loop to improve city-region food system resilience (RUNRES), project team presented the three project-funded innovation plans to Mayor Thadee Tuyizere of Kamonyi District.
KCB, Atlas Mara sign acquisition deal for Rwanda, Tanzania banking businesses
26-11-2020 | 12:38:00
KCB Group (KCB) and Atlas Mara (ATMA) have signed a definitive agreement for KCB to acquire 62.06% stake in Banque Populaire du Rwanda and 100% stake in African Banking Corporation Tanzania from ATMA.
Afreximbank, Rwanda sign agreement for establishment of Fund for Export-Development in Africa
25-11-2020 | 06:41:00
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Republic of Rwanda signed key documents related to the establishment of the Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA), a development-oriented subsidiary of Afreximbank.
African Development Bank signs grant agreement to support Rwanda Coding Academy
06-11-2020 | 07:16:00
The African Development Bank has signed a grant agreement with the Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda to support the Rwanda Coding Academy, set up to develop top technology talent to drive a booming, innovation-driven digital economy.
[Rwanda] Shelter Afrique to develop large scale housing project in Kigali
21-10-2020 | 06:57:00
Shelter Afrique Board has approved the development of the Kinyinya Park Estate Project- a 10,000 integrated and sustainable large scale housing project in Kigali.
Deutsche Post DHL, German Ministry for Economic Cooperation promote e-commerce in developing and emerging countries
15-10-2020 | 08:55:00
Giving small and medium-sized enterprises from developing countries access to global markets is the goal of a cooperation between the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group.
Econet Group and subsidiaries unveil network of internet hotspots to boost connectivity
14-10-2020 | 07:02:43
Econet, through its subsidiaries Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) and Cassava Fintech International (CFI) has launched a network of #SasaiWiFiFinder hotspots providing locals with most affordable internet access.
Oikocredit partners with tea factories to produce two million tea seedlings in Rwanda
09-10-2020 | 06:07:00
Global social impact Oikocredit International Support Foundation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Karongi and Muganza Kivu tea factories in Rwanda to produce two million seedlings.
Azam TV migrates video platform to new satellite as it expands broadcast offering
23-09-2020 | 07:28:00
Azam TV has completed the migration of its video platform from the EUTELSAT 7B to EUTELSAT 7C satellite, with a multi-year extension of the existing contract and an incremental capacity commitment.
RwandAir to restart its flights to and from London and Brussels
21-09-2020 | 12:53:40
The resumption of European services will see the leading African carrier switch its UK operations from London Gatwick, with commercial flights to the Rwandan capital now departing from London Heathrow for the first time.
World Bank's financing to boost household access to affordable energy in Rwanda
18-09-2020 | 06:49:00
The World Bank approved $150 million in financing to improve access to modern energy for households, enterprises, and public institutions in Rwanda and to enhance the efficiency of electricity services.
Illicit gold trade thrives with impunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo, report
17-09-2020 | 14:05:00
IMPACT’s newest report reveals how the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) illicit gold trade continues to thrive despite efforts to clean up the sector.
Rwanda government, scientists introduce disease-resistant cassava varieties to farmers
17-09-2020 | 06:25:56
The Government of Rwanda has been working with partners to find clean, safe, and productive cassava seeds.
[Column] Pedro Guerreiro: What East Africa can teach the rest of the continent about economic growth
09-09-2020 | 07:56:15
The 21st century is widely touted as the ‘African Century’, a period promising unprecedented economic and technological growth for the continent. Africa’s future looks bright.
World Bank appoints Keith Hansen as New Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia and Uganda
07-09-2020 | 14:54:00
The World Bank has appointed Mr. Keith Hansen as the new Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, and Uganda effective September 8, 2020.
Intel officials in Rwanda to track responsibly sourced tech minerals
21-08-2020 | 09:31:28
The minerals — tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, known as 3TG, that lie both deep underground and right on the surface in this part of Africa are essential to the worldwide silicon manufacturing industry.
Africa records two million phishing attacks in second quarter of 2020, Kaspersky report
18-08-2020 | 09:54:25
Kaspersky analysis has revealed that phishing attacks are becoming increasingly more targeted. A number of new tricks have also been found - from HR dismissal emails to attacks disguised as delivery notifications.
CIMERWA Cement lists on Rwanda Stock Exchange
14-08-2020 | 07:15:00
CIMERWA, Rwanda’s only integrated cement manufacturer has received approval from the Capital Markets Authority and the Rwanda Stock Exchange to list its shares on the RSE.
[Rwanda] RDB, Ministry of Justice launch electronic system for execution of enforcement orders
14-08-2020 | 06:12:00
The Ministry of Justice, in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), have launched a digital bidding platform that is aimed at making the enforcement of orders more efficient and transparent.
Qatar Airways resumes more flights to Africa
08-08-2020 | 08:06:49
Qatar Airways has announced that it will resume services to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi, Kenya with 14 weekly flights and to Kigali International Airport Rwanda with three weekly flights.
Rwanda resumes commercial flights
31-07-2020 | 13:35:00
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced that commercial flights will once again be welcomed back into the East African country from August 1, 2020.
[Rwanda] HAPSMobile and Ministry of ICT to review use of high altitude platform stations to provide mobile internet connectivity
31-07-2020 | 12:05:00
Rwanda Ministry of ICT and Innovation and HAPSMobile have signed an MOU to conduct a Joint Research Project on use of High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS) to provide mobile Internet connectivity in Rwanda.
OPEC Fund approves $75m funding for developing countries
31-07-2020 | 11:44:00
The OPEC Fund approved $75 million to support socio economic development and COVID 19 recovery efforts in several developing countries.
World Bank Country Partnership Framework 2021-26 to support Rwanda’s strategic priorities
13-07-2020 | 06:15:00
The World Bank discussed the Rwanda Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the period 2021-26, to guide the Bank’s work for the next 6 years supporting the Government of Rwanda’s strategic priorities.
Centre of Excellence in Rwanda to support African farmers and rural communities
10-07-2020 | 09:36:00
A new African Centre of Excellence for sustainable cooling and cold chain based in Rwanda will help get farmers’ produce to market quickly and efficiently, reducing food waste, boosting profits and creating jobs.
African Development Bank grants $1.1 million to improve meat production in Rwanda
26-06-2020 | 07:25:00
The African Development Bank approved a donation of 1.1 million US dollars to the Rwandan government for the implementation of the Project of commercial competitiveness of the value chain of the meat.
How Rwanda is spurring a generation of women in technology
23-06-2020 | 12:01:13
In 2020, it was the only African country ranked in the top 10 of the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report.
Rwanda, Uganda record reduced trade flows, report
10-06-2020 | 13:09:00
Rwanda and Uganda have recorded a reduction in trade flows in April and May 2020, according to the latest report from the COMESA Statistics on ‘COVID 19 Impact on Trade’.
REPP increases investment to build mini-grids in Rwanda
27-05-2020 | 07:44:00
The Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) has topped up Rwanda's existing convertible loan to mini-grid developer ARC Power by £300,000, bringing the total commitment to £900,000.
Rwanda lays ground to become self-sufficient in seed supply
19-05-2020 | 14:19:00
Despite the lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19, Rwanda has not witnessed disruption in the supply of seeds to farmers, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources.
World Bank provides supplemental financing for Third Rwanda Energy Development Policy Operation
05-05-2020 | 07:43:00
The World Bank approved a $100 million International Development Association (IDA) supplemental financing for the Third Rwanda Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (DPO).
African Development Bank debars Sinotec for 36 months for fraudulent practices in East Africa
01-05-2020 | 07:04:00
The African Development Bank Group announced the debarment of Sinotec Company Limited, an energy solutions company registered in China, for fraudulent practices in East Africa.
RwandAir resumes cargo flights to Guangzhou
23-04-2020 | 17:32:00
RwandAir has resumed cargo flights to Guangzhou, China, after a suspension of passenger flights in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tigo Tanzania launches mobile money transaction service across East Africa
22-04-2020 | 05:48:00
Tigo Tanzania, has launched a service that allows all Tigo Pesa customers to send and receive cash on their mobile money wallets from M-PESA in Kenya, MTN in Uganda and MTN and Airtel in Rwanda.
World Bank approves $14.25 million in support of Rwanda's response to COVID-19
09-04-2020 | 10:34:00
The World Bank approved $14.25 million International Development Association (IDA) credit in immediate funding to support Rwanda’s response to the global COVID-19 pandemic
IMF approves $109.4 million disbursement to address COVID-19 pandemic in Rwanda
06-04-2020 | 09:48:00
The the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the disbursement of $109.4 million to be drawn under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) to meet Rwanda’s urgent balance of payment needs stemming from the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
Rwanda government, Howard Buffet launch $54 million irrigation scheme
16-03-2020 | 06:20:00
The Rwandan government, in partnership with American billionaire, Howard Buffet has inaugurated a $54 million irrigation scheme in Nasho Sector of Kirehe District.
[Rwanda] Liquid Telecom launches 'Liquid Home' fast fibre broadband in Kigali
27-02-2020 | 05:47:06
Liquid Telecom Rwanda, part of the pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, has launched Liquid Home, affordable super-fast broadband.
[Rwanda] 12 African ed-tech startups to receive $40,000 grant from Mastercard Foundation
27-02-2020 | 05:28:00
The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) has announced the first 12 African EdTech startups for its first cohort.
[Rwanda] IITA trains cassava processors and bakers on value addition
26-02-2020 | 06:05:00
According to the 2018 data published by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda, cassava is the second most grown crop after banana in terms of cultivated area.
ENGIE Africa brings off-grid power to millions in East Africa
18-02-2020 | 10:04:00
ENGIE Africa has successfully accelerated the Access to Energy (A2E) strategy that it launched in 2018 through the development of its three A2E off-grid energy solution companies: Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol, and ENGIE PowerCorner.
Qatar Airways mulls buying 49 per cent stake in RwandAir
11-02-2020 | 06:41:00
Qatar Airways is in talks to acquire a 49 per cent stake in state-owned RwandAir.
[Rwanda] Five African credit scoring startups selected for ENGIE challenge at Africa Tech Summit
05-02-2020 | 05:51:00
French multinational energy utility company ENGIE has announced the five credit scoring startups that will pitch on the Africa Startup Summit at the Africa Tech Summit in Kigali.
Startup Guide Africa Series 2020 targets techpreneurs in East and West Africa
30-01-2020 | 09:13:00
The first-ever Startup Guide Africa Series 2020 is looking for entrepreneurs, innovators, accelerators, experts and co-working spaces.
TRIOMF East Africa, Rwanda dairy farmers to launch $38 million powder milk processing plant
23-01-2020 | 11:31:00
TRIOMF East Africa in collaboration with dairy farmers in Gicumbi District, Northern Province of Rwanda are set to establish a 38m (Rwf37 billion) powder milk processing plant.
[Interview] Clément Uwajeneza, Country Director, Andela, Rwanda
23-01-2020 | 08:47:00
Clément Uwajeneza is leading the Rwandan arm of Andela's international organization of software engineers in Africa. Africa Business Communities has a brief chat with him.
Iron beans address micronutrient deficiency in Rwanda
22-01-2020 | 07:23:41
In Rwanda people consume a lot of beans. Rwanda has one of the world's highest per-capita rates of bean consumption and they are grown throughout the country.
World Bank launches inaugural bond in Rwandan franc
21-01-2020 | 07:04:04
The World Bank, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, IBRD, rated Aaa/AAA announced the issuance of its first bond denominated in Rwandan franc (“RWF”).
Rwanda government sells Burera Dairy Limited to Zimbabwe’s Afrisol
20-01-2020 | 07:50:00
African Solutions Private Ltd (Afrisol), a Zimbabwean firm which has been investing in Rwanda over the past two years, has bought off the 98.3% shareholding in Burera Diary Limited from the Rwanda Government.
[Rwanda] Afreximbank signs term sheet for $190m facility to Made in Africa
20-01-2020 | 05:54:00
The African Export-Import Bank has signed a term sheet with Made In Africa Inc. to provide the company with a $190-million facility to finance the acquisition of African Fabric Holdings BV, Netherlands, also known as Vlisco Group.
[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali deploying Oracle's cloud solutions
16-01-2020 | 09:46:00
Bank of Kigali, Plc the largest bank in Rwanda has deployed Oracle ERP and HCM Cloud; enhancing customer experience, automating their workforce and driving innovation throughout the financial institution.
[Rwanda] Andela launches program to advance full stack JavaScript engineering skills
16-01-2020 | 08:27:52
Andela has announced that applications for its 5-months program, StackUp, is open for aspiring and entry-level engineers in Kigali, Rwanda.
UK aid to help build green cities across Africa with quality infrastructure
15-01-2020 | 11:25:53
The International Development Secretary pledged new UK aid support to build the African cities of the future, so the continent can continue to thrive and reach its economic potential.
Solynta and Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board extend potato seeds partnership
13-01-2020 | 12:42:00
Solynta and the Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) have announced an expansion in their collaboration.
RwandAir enters ticket purchasing agreement with Optiontown
07-01-2020 | 07:33:57
RwandAir customers could now save from their ticket purchases due to a new partnership with Optiontown.
Rwanda government partners with IFPRI to accelerate agricultural productivity
19-12-2019 | 07:29:00
IFPRI has partnered with the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) in creating the new Rwanda Agricultural Policy Analysis and Capacity Development Program.
United Kingdom contributes £3m to feed Burundian refugees in Rwanda
17-12-2019 | 05:57:00
The United Nations WFP welcomed a contribution of £3 million from the United Kingdom to help save the lives of over 60,000 Burundian refugees in Mahama camp in eastern Rwanda who had faced ration cuts this month.
JUA Technologies and BrazAgro to distribute solar-drying tray in East Africa
12-12-2019 | 06:46:00
JUA Technologies International, a Purdue University-affiliated startup developing solar-powered crop-drying devices, is partnering with BrazAgro Ltd., a supplier of Brazilian farm machinery, to distribute its solar-drying tray.
ACIAR launches project to improve common bean varieties in six East African countries
11-12-2019 | 08:40:00
The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) has launched a new project in six countries in East Africa to improve common bean varieties and provide shorter cooking time
[Rwanda] African Development Bank, partners launch AFAWA Risk Sharing Facility
28-11-2019 | 08:40:00
The African Development Bank and partners officially launched the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) Risk Sharing Facility at a press conference held during the 2019 Global Gender Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.
One Acre Fund and Western Seed Company target Rwanda farmers with locally produced hybrid maize
22-11-2019 | 08:30:00
2017, as Thomas Mbonihankuye remembers it, was “a very disorganised year.” His farming community, Rusizi in western Rwanda, along with others across the country, experienced a devastating harvest.
[Rwanda] Solar irrigation helps farmers battle climate-induced droughts
13-11-2019 | 09:18:00
In the drought-prone district of Bugesera, south-east of Rwandas’s capital city Kigali, 24 year old Peruth Tuyishime is one of six farming group members working on a one hectare farm.
[Rwanda] IITA unveils digital application in the fight against bacterial wilt disease in bananas
07-11-2019 | 07:16:26
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, Rwanda, together with partners, has launched a digital Application which will serve more than 5,000 farmers across the country.
DBSA teams up with BRD to unlock infrastructure investment in Rwanda
22-10-2019 | 07:32:00
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) hosted the DBSA Rwanda Investment Summit last week in Kigali as part of promoting infrastructure development in Africa.
Rwanda launches first smartphone factory in Africa
09-10-2019 | 06:50:00
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame launched a high tech smartphone factory in the country's capital Kigali, the first of its kind in Rwanda and Africa.
Rwanda’s Clarisse and Patricia from Côte d'Ivoire named among world seven top advocates for women in tech, e-commerce
04-10-2019 | 11:21:00
The tech and e-commerce industry remains a male-dominated playing field globally, but a surge in women demanding a seat at the table – and delivering the goods online – means that this could change.
OPEC Fund supports Rwanda’s water and sanitation infrastructure with US$20m loan
01-10-2019 | 11:27:00
The Director-General of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20 million loan agreement to support water and sanitation infrastructure in Rwanda.
Rwanda Development Board partners with Mastercard Foundation to connect youth to tourism jobs
01-10-2019 | 07:39:00
Rwanda Development Board has announced a strategic partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under the Hanga Ahazaza initiative at a World Tourism Day event.
Jambojet receives nod to fly to Kigali, Rwanda
23-09-2019 | 11:05:33
Regional low-cost carrier Jambojet has received approval from the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority to start flights to Kigali.
Philips partners with PURE to provide diagnostic ultrasound training to health workers in Rwanda
20-09-2019 | 13:06:00
Royal Philips and PURE have highlighted a unique tele-ultrasound mentorship program to provide much needed diagnostic ultrasound training to health workers in Rwanda.
European Commission announces €34 million humanitarian funding in African Great Lakes region
19-09-2019 | 07:37:43
The European Commission has announced €34.275 million in humanitarian funding to help the most vulnerable people in the Great Lakes region in Africa.
Andersen Global expands into Rwanda
18-09-2019 | 07:02:46
Andersen Global has announced a collaboration agreement with MRB Attorneys in Rwanda. The addition of the Kigali-based firm marks the 16th country with a presence in Africa for Andersen Global.
Clinton Foundation, AIF extend partnership to reduce hunger, support livelihoods in Malawi and Rwanda
12-09-2019 | 08:58:00
The Clinton Foundation announced an expansion of its partnership with AIF to help source soybeans from farmers in Malawi that supports farmers’ livelihoods, strengthens local agricultural economies, and makes progress toward Zero Hunger.
Bayer creates EUR 20 million social innovation ecosystem fund to spur entrepreneurship for African smallholder farmers
10-09-2019 | 12:37:00
The Bayer Foundation launched its new EUR 20 million Social Innovation ecosystem fund by awarding EUR 3 million to four pioneering social innovators - myAgro, Mercy Corps, Path and Living Goods.
Rwanda to host the 2020 AGRF
06-09-2019 | 08:51:00
Following a competitive bidding process, the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Partners Group unanimously agreed and announced that the Republic of Rwanda will host the AGRF 2020.
ENGIE acquires Mobisol to become market leader in Africa’s off-grid solar space
03-09-2019 | 11:35:30
ENGIE has expanded its decentralized energy offering in Africa through the acquisition of Mobisol, a pioneer of off-grid solar solutions.
World Bank, Japan to support human capital development through education in Africa
03-09-2019 | 05:03:00
The World Bank and the Government of Japan announced a new Africa-focused initiative aimed at advancing the goals of the Human Capital Project, a global effort to accelerate more and better investments in people.
Africa50 signs agreement with Rwanda Development Board to develop Kigali Innovation City
29-08-2019 | 06:49:00
Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Africa50 have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to further the development of the Kigali Innovation City (KIC) project.
Standard and Poor’s upgrades Rwanda’s rating to B+ on strong economic prospects
15-08-2019 | 12:12:00
Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Rwanda to 'B+' from 'B'.
[Rwanda] Amsterdam-based NOTS Solar Lamps to invest $70m for Solar Home Systems
08-08-2019 | 05:57:31
Amsterdam-based impact enterprise NOTS Solar Lamps has signed a deal with the Government of Rwanda to accelerate the provision of electricity to the lowest income families in the country.
[Rwanda] Next Einstein Forum announces new cohort of 25 Fellows, Africa's top young scientists
08-08-2019 | 05:36:45
The Next Einstein Forum has announced its third Class of NEF Fellows, 25 strong scientists, all under 42 years, whose research and innovations are contributing to solve Africa's and the world's most pressing challenges.
Greater resilience needed for African food security in the face of climate change, FAO
06-08-2019 | 12:04:00
Resilience must be boosted in Africa in response to climate change, according to participants at the high-level Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue hosted by the Government of Rwanda in Kigali.
World Bank allocates $200 million to boost basic education in Rwanda
05-08-2019 | 06:04:00
The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank have signed a $200 million financing agreement to improve teacher competency and student retention and learning in basic education.
[Rwanda] Researchers target crop-devastating pests with space-age technology
01-08-2019 | 06:34:00
Pests, which threaten to destroy key cash and food security crops including maize, tomato and beans, are to be prioritized as part of an integrated pest management strategy using state-of-the-art space-age technology.
[Rwanda] BBOXX unveils new digital initiative to help tackle global clean cooking crisis
23-07-2019 | 11:44:06
BBOXX has unveiled a new initiative which marks a major stride towards tackling the global clean cooking crisis and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
East Africa farmers build climate resilience with innovative practices
19-07-2019 | 11:45:00
From intercropping, mulching to relying on indigenous knowledge, smallholder farmers in East Africa are developing resilient techniques to insulate themselves from changing weather patterns at a time when studies show they will be among the most affected in years to come.
Rwanda telcos partner with GSMA to drive internet penetration
17-07-2019 | 06:38:00
Rwanda’s mobile industry has joined forces with the GSMA to drive mobile internet adoption and increase digital literacy in the country.
[Startup Interview] Benjamin Manirafasha, CEO, Iris Hub, Rwanda
09-07-2019 | 16:51:47
Benjamin Manirafasha is the founder of Iris Hub, an incubation and innovation center that is using technology to address youth unemployment in Rwanda.
Akagera in deal with Nexus for Rwanda’s first aviation academy
09-07-2019 | 09:07:00
Akagera Aviation and Nexus, a Saudi Arabian aviation training company, have signed a joint venture agreement that will upgrade Akagera’s aviation training wing to a fully-fledged academy.
[Rwanda] Bank of Kigali selects Temenos to power its Digital Transformation Strategy
09-07-2019 | 07:45:58
Bank of Kigali Plc has selected Temenos, the banking software company, to power its digital transformation journey in order to support its regional growth plans and realize its financial inclusion objectives.
Operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area launches in Niger
08-07-2019 | 13:15:40
The operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA has been launched after a day-long summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in the Nigerien capital.
Five COMESA countries to benefit from a Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards project
05-07-2019 | 08:37:00
Regional countries are set to increase market access for their agricultural products following the commencement of a new capacity building project.
NOTS Solar Lamps announces $70 million investment in solar home systems manufacturing and retailing in Rwanda
04-07-2019 | 11:15:23
NOTS Solar Lamps - an impact enterprise - and the Government of Rwanda have announced a landmark deal that will accelerate the provision of electricity to the lowest income families in the country.
Rwanda and IFAD partner in a $25 million project to reduce poverty in drought-prone areas
28-06-2019 | 06:35:00
About 7,167 poor and food insecure rural households in Rwanda will benefit from a new $24.7 million project that aims to improve food and nutrition security.