The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
International telecommunications company Millicom has announced the launch of EduMe English in Rwanda, providing Tigo subscribers with an on demand or subscription service for learning...
By Chris Udemans 10 Jul 2014 11:32
Rwandan fashion label Mille Collines' CEO tells Dinfin Mulupi from How we made it in Africa about Rwanda's growing retail sector and why she believes "the hunger for African products...
2 Jul 2014 07:25
Celeb Connect and Sports Connect from Kirusa in partnership with MTN Rwanda, will enable fans to connect with their favorite celebs and to get updates about their favourite soccer clubs and...
24 Jun 2014 17:40
MTN Rwanda has partnered with Tele10 to enable customers to pay their DStv, Canal+ and GOtv subscriptions using MTN Mobile Money.
By Paul Adepoju 5 May 2014 09:46
Delegates at a two-day media forum on hate speech in Kigali late last week have launched a continental campaign against hate speech to put media houses at the centre of fighting the vice and promoting peace.
By Eugene Kwibuka 23 Apr 2014 07:38
With the aim of reducing software costs to improve the quality of education in primary and secondary schools, Microsoft and the Rwanda Ministry of Education have joined forces, reports Ventures Africa.
11 Mar 2014 11:59
Rwanda's Ministry of Youth and ICT and the UNDP, in collaboration with Motorola Solutions, will power a Mobile App Challenge to be implemented by YouthConnekt, reports BizTech Africa.
17 Feb 2014 08:03
Yesterday, 19 November 2013, the Radio for Peacebuilding Africa (RFPA) Awards, which recognises quality radio programmes that contribute to building peace and tolerance in the continent, will host its annual ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
19 Nov 2013 09:19
Michael Hailu, director of the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), announced at ICT4Ag that smallholder farming is set to be transformed by a combination of investment and increasing access to ICTs, particularly mobile phones.
6 Nov 2013 08:08
KIGALI, RWANDA: It's a scene any visitor would be surprised to see deep in central Africa: a tech-savvy consumer sitting in a restaurant and surfing a broadband connection with a smartphone, tablet and laptop.
22 Oct 2013 07:23
In what is described as the first step to provide free Wi-Fi to schools, public buildings, markets, bus stations and hotels, Rwanda's government has announced that it has started to cover the capital with wireless hotspots, reports Times Live.
21 Oct 2013 11:59
A year after having its offer to buy 20% of Telkom spurned by the South African government, Korea's KT Corp has agreed to pour US$140m into building a national fourth-generation (4G) mobile network in Rwanda that will serve 95% of that country's population.
By Duncan McLeod 11 Jun 2013 19:50
'Coffee shop working' may be trendy in some Western cities, but laptops with latte are not to the taste of Rwanda business people, according to Regus, the global provider of flexible workspace.
3 Apr 2013 07:43
11 March 2013 will go down as a very significant day for the media in Rwanda. The day signaled an end to years of constant lobbying and deliberations in the corridors of power with the publication last Monday of the Official Gazette containing several new media-related laws, most of them revisions of older ones.
By Kenneth Agutamba 18 Mar 2013 13:04
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
The Rwandan government has ambitious goals, as part of its Vision 2020 plan, to bring financial services to the majority of the population. MobiCash is supporting Rwanda in its mission and will help deliver programs and technologies that extend access to financial services for people throughout the country.
7 Jan 2013 11:15
More than 100 participants from 25 countries attending this week's African Editors Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, heard how the Declaration of Table Mountain campaign and a complimentary initiative led by African Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, Pansy Tlakula, are encouraging heads of state to repeal criminal speech laws and lift restrictions on a free press.
29 Nov 2012 11:25
Minister in The Presidency for Performance Monitoring, Evaluation and Administration, Collins Chabane, is to participate in a debate on the image of the African continent at the African Editors Forum Biannual General Meeting.
26 Nov 2012 11:32
CNBC Africa's chief editor, Godfrey Mutizwa interviews Rwandan president, Paul Kagame during an hour long sit down in Kigali. The interview will be broadcast on Tuesday, 27 November at 9PM on 'Africa Rising', DStv Channel 410.
21 Nov 2012 09:14
International business news channel, CNBC Africa, opened a bureau in Kigali that will air daily updates of the stock market trading and investment news in the country, as it plans to spread its presence in Africa.
20 Nov 2012 09:41
Global electronics company, Samsung Electronics Ltd has sealed a pioneering partnership agreement with the Government of Rwanda geared at facilitating the rollout of information technology solutions.
30 Oct 2012 12:47
Leaders and scholars from Africa and around the globe will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, from tomorrow, 30 October to 2 November 2012, to debate the continent's prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the international economic crisis.
29 Oct 2012 10:32