Vacation rental platform Bongalo bids to elbow Airbnb out of Africa

Bongalo CEO Nghombombong Minuifuong, tells ITWeb Africa: “Airbnb is strongly designed and suited for the Western market and Africa just happens to consume."
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
23 May

Google expands flood alerts to eight African countries

The new countries added are Burundi, Eswatini, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Madagascar, Rwanda, Senegal, and Zimbabwe.
Mar 16, 2023

Rwanda grants fintech Flutterwave two additional licences

Flutterwave can now offer deposit and withdrawal services, electronic funds transfer, as well as inbound and outbound remittance services to the 13.46 million people in Rwanda.
Jun 12, 2017

Tigo, Ericsson partner on 'as-a-service' delivery in Rwanda

First operator across the Millicom group to revise its BSS ecosystem.
May 19, 2017

Seacom widens reach in Southern and East Africa

New Points of Presence established in Botswana and Rwanda.

Africa will transform when tech innovators collaborate

At Annual Transform Africa Summit, tech innovators urged to buy into national development initiatives as a way to attract more investment.
May 12, 2017

Kigali's IoT investment a blueprint for smart city projects

Inmarsat infrastructure in place to support Rwandan capital's smart city initiative.
May 11, 2017

Africa has three years to meet 2020 internet access deadline

Rwanda's president believes the solution lies in public-private partnerships and bridging the digital divide.
Mar 19, 2017

Rwanda's President backs Broadband Commission's rural connectivity plan

Paul Kagame supports Broadband Commission's new multi-stakeholder plan to widen broadband access.
Feb 27, 2017

Connectivity as a Service rollout in Rwanda

Local subsidiary of US-based Vanu Inc details rollout of connectivity service to reach unserved rural areas.
Feb 2, 2017

Smart Africa membership more than doubles

Chairperson and Rwanda President Paul Kagame confirms growth at 27th AU Summit.
Jan 10, 2017

Volkswagen's Uber rival enjoys support from Rwanda's govt

Officials say VW's plans for an integrated mobility concept befits the country's tech savvy population.