Rwandan correspondent

MTN, Government launch Connect Rwanda 2.0

The telco launched 4G-enabled smartphone, IKOSORA+, as part of the Connect Rwanda 2.0 campaign during a ceremony in Kirehe.
Rwandan correspondent
Mar 7, 2024

Rwanda’s I&M Bank partners Network International to revamp payments

The parties announced the partnership as they seek to provide advanced digital payment solutions in support of the country’s financial inclusion.
Mar 5, 2024

COMESA takes on regional roaming tariffs

COMESA is considering policy coherence and regulation to promote cross-border interconnectivity, increase regional competitiveness, and ensure competitive tariffs.
Mar 1, 2024

MTN Rwanda chooses LigaData to enhance customer experience

LigaData's software solutions and services are used by over 30 communication service providers globally, who serve over 350 million users.
Feb 22, 2024

Tabiri seeks to end Africa’s cyber security talent crunch

The US firm intends to staff its monitoring operation with personnel from Rwanda, trained through a partnership that includes Carnegie Mellon University.

Rwanda lauds growth in transactions on e-government portal

Since its launch, today Irembo hosts over 40 e-services deriving from 6 different government agencies with more than 90,000 users a month.

Rwanda advocates for AI governance

Rwanda's Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, together with the World Economic Forum, will host a high-level AI summit in Africa around the end of 2024.
Jan 18, 2024

Rwanda seeks for 100% smartphone coverage in three years

The goal is for all users in the East African country of 14 million to have access to a 4G-enabled phone.

Rwanda installs solar-powered internet in schools

The programme will make use of Ignite Power's new LinX device, which features solar-powered satellite terminals.
Dec 11, 2023

Rwanda announces support for agri-tech entrepreneurs

The $2m fund was established in collaboration with the ministry of agriculture and animal resources and the World Bank.
Nov 16, 2023

Kaspersky opens Africa’s first Transparency Centre

The new site provides visitors with an in-depth look into Kaspersky's engineering and data processing methods.
Oct 20, 2023

MTN Group celebrates 25 years in Rwanda

The telecom provider says it will continue to invest in Rwanda and is committed to continuing to work with the government.
Sep 28, 2023

Tanzanian telcos commit $13 million in further capex

The telecom companies met earlier this week to discuss the details of the breakthrough collaboration by the Tanzanian telecom heavyweights.