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Rwandan president accuses BBC of 'genocide denial'
Rwandan president accuses BBC of 'genocide denial'

Rwanda's president on Tuesday accused the BBC of "genocide denial" after it aired a controversial documentary on the country's leadership and the mass killings of 1994...

17 Oct 2014 07:01

Smart Rwanda days returns with a focus on digitising the country
Smart Rwanda days returns with a focus on digitising the country

Under the theme 'Digitising Rwanda', the second edition of SMART Days Rwanda will take place in Kigali, Serena Hotel from 2-3 October 2014. The event comes as the country prepares to embark on the last five years of the 2020 vision...

1 Oct 2014 10:48

Rwanda to switch off over 51,000 TVs as digital migration period elapses
Rwanda to switch off over 51,000 TVs as digital migration period elapses

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (Rura) is set to switch off over 51,000 analogue TV sets as it concludes the migration process from analogue transmission to digital broadcasting...

By Baraka Jefwa 1 Aug 2014 08:21

Tech incubator calls for African entrepreneurs
Tech incubator calls for African entrepreneurs

'think', the technology incubator in Kigali, Rwanda, has opened applications to startups and developers from all over Africa. The incubator will aim to identify and support leading tech startups seeking to...

23 Jul 2014 11:06

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed
Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

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

Big dreams for Rwanda's ICT sector
Big dreams for Rwanda's ICT sector

"The internet is a needed public utility as much as water and electricity," declared President Paul Kagame at the Transform Africa summit, held in Kigali, Rwanda's capital city, last October...

By Nirit Ben-Ari 14 Jul 2014 09:05

Millicom launches mobile learning facilities in Rwanda
Millicom launches mobile learning facilities in Rwanda

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

Hunger for African products will only grow stronger
Hunger for African products will only grow stronger

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

Kirusa, MTN introduce Celeb Connect, Sports Connect
Kirusa, MTN introduce Celeb Connect, Sports Connect

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

To our broadcasters: We need appropriate content
To our broadcasters: We need appropriate content

Just a decade ago, Rwanda's airwaves were opened making it possible for private broadcasters to operate, marking the revolution in the broadcasting sector.

By Martin Semukanya 19 May 2014 10:54

MTN Rwanda partners Tele10 for mobile money payment of TV subscriptions
MTN Rwanda partners Tele10 for mobile money payment of TV subscriptions

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

Campaign launched to fight hate speech in African media
Campaign launched to fight hate speech in African media

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

Microsoft, Rwanda Ministry of Education partner to reduce software costs
Microsoft, Rwanda Ministry of Education partner to reduce software costs

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

Mobile App Challenge to be implemented by YouthConnekt
Mobile App Challenge to be implemented by YouthConnekt

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

Airtel launches affordable, data-enabled phone
Airtel launches affordable, data-enabled phone

Airtel Rwanda, through its brand ambassador, Aurore Mutesi Kayibanda (Miss Rwanda), has launched an affordable, data enabled phone called 'Nyampinga'.

By Joachim Kimuli 3 Feb 2014 12:05

RFPA Awards recognises importance of youth reporters
RFPA Awards recognises importance of youth reporters

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

Smallholder farming to be transformed through ICT, mobile
Smallholder farming to be transformed through ICT, mobile

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

Rwanda rolls out free wireless in bid for business boom
Rwanda rolls out free wireless in bid for business boom

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

Rwanda quickly expanding free Wi-Fi
Rwanda quickly expanding free Wi-Fi

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

Duncan McLeod
KT Corp to build Rwanda 4G network

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

Laptops and latte... not an option for Rwandan business people

'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

Grand victory for Rwanda media

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

Search for bravest women journalists
Search for bravest women journalists

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 launch of fingerprint banking
The launch of fingerprint banking

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

The New Times to launch home deliveries

The New Times, Rwanda's leading daily, will with effect from January 2013, launch home deliveries to it's subscribers.

By Maria Kaitesi 13 Dec 2012 14:07

Africa's editors unite behind free speech campaign

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

Chabane to attend African Editors Forum

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 interviews Rwandan president on 'Africa Rising'
CNBC Africa interviews Rwandan president on 'Africa Rising'

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

Rwanda's Media - Cautious of Content

In my article, Rwanda's Media - Haunted By Its Past published on Monday, 12 November 2012, I elaborated the history of the Rwandan media and how it was a victim of its very long history of being sectarian, partisan and mismanaged.

20 Nov 2012 14:31

CNBC launches operations in Rwanda
CNBC launches operations in Rwanda

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

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