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Africa commits to leverage ICT to accelerate devt

African Heads of State and Government present at the recently concluded Transform Africa Summit pledged to advance the continent’s digital transformation. The leaders noted that...

‘Smart Rwanda’ initiative gets a boost from JICA

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged more support to Rwanda’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector as the country moves toward a...

President Kagame chairs Broadband Commission Meeting

Hong Kong, 16 March 2017- President Paul Kagame today chaired the Broadband Commission Meeting in Hong Kong, hosted by Huawei Technologies. Themed ‘Broadband for Sustainable Development’,...

WISeKey to set up Blockchain/IoT Center of Excellence in Rwanda

Swiss-based WISeKey International Holding Ltd announced its partnership with the Republic of Rwanda in order to establish a Blockchain/IoT Center of Excellence in Rwanda. The announcement...

New Innovation Hub Launched at University of Rwanda

Named UR Innovation Hub, the facility has been constructed at the University’s college of Arts in partnership with telecommunications company Airtel Rwanda. It is well...

Rwanda’s digital ambassadors are boosting computer literacy

A new initiative in Rwanda aims to transform the lives of 5 million citizens by bringing them online and providing digital skills training in...

Rwanda: Govt to Set Up Anti-Cyber Crime Centre

The Minister for Youth and ICT (MYICT), Jean Philbert Nsengimana says government has tabled a bill in parliament to create a National Anti-cybercrimes centre...

Kagame Call for Action in Building a ‘Smart’ Africa’

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame says making Africa a smart continent requires everyone to embrace new technologies. “To succeed in making African homes, offices, schools and...

Tigo Rwanda to connect over 1,000 schools countrywide to online education

Tigo Rwanda is partnering with a local ICT firm to extend online education to students in over 1,000 private and public schools across the...

Benefits of Digital Connectivity Outweigh Risks

Paul Kagame has highlighted the vital role of the private sector in national digital strategy development, pointing out that it should be a partner...