Thursday, March 30, 2017

Rwanda: Startups Awarded in Inaugural Financial Technology Competition

Three local startups have scooped a total of $6,000 (about Rwf5 million) at the inaugural ‘DataHacks4Fi competition’, which took place in Kigali on Friday. The three...

South Africa Records Gains of R78 Billion ICT Sector Investment

South Africa’s Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele says that R78 billion invested in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry in the...

New pan-African WiFi network launched

Pan-African telecommunications service provider Internet Solutions (IS) has partnered with Dublin-based Accuris Networks Limited to launch an Africa-wide WiFi network to global carriers, multinational...

Kenyan App aims to Tackle Obesity

On 27 January, Kenya's department of health, in collaboration with three Japanese companies, introduced an app called SIMWAY. With the app, the department intends to...

Rwanda: Stakeholders discuss ‘Smart Cities’ implementation roadmap

African countries are gearing up to accelerate socio-economic development through affordable access to broadband and use of appropriate information and communication technologies (ICTs), under...

Rwandan technology students share experience of winning Africa Grand Challenge

At the 2017 Africa Grand Challenge, Rwanda was represented by four technology students from Carnegie Mellon University; Aline Umubyeyi Gasana, Rene Kabagamba, Aimable Rwema and...

Ecobank Rwanda Mobile App to Boost cashless economy

Ecobank Rwanda has launched a new mobile application that will enhance their customers banking experiences. The new App also enables customers to open a new...

10 IT trends for 2017

2017 will be an exciting time and may well be the beginning of a new era for productivity growth. Digital transformation will be a...