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MTN hands Rwf2 million to Rubavu women cooperative

By at March 31, 2015 | 9:58 am | 0 Comment

MTN hands Rwf2 million to Rubavu women cooperative

[caption id="attachment_2617" align="alignnone" width="624"] MTN Human Resource General Manager, Mary Asiimwe (middle) with the members of Koperative (Cooperative) Tuzamurane Kanama[/caption] In recognition of Rwandan Women, MTN Rwanda handed over 2,500,000Rwf to Tuzamurane Kanama Cooperative (KOTUKA) in Rubavu as part of its cooperate social more...

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Airtel Rwanda introduces micro loans

By at March 31, 2015 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment

Airtel Rwanda introduces micro loans

[caption id="attachment_2613" align="alignnone" width="624"] Airtel Rwanda Director of M-Commerce and Enterprise Business, Mr. Philip Onzoma speaking at the media launch of Igurize Amafaranga, Left-Atlantis Microfinance Managing Director Raissa Muyango[/caption]In a bid to expand reach into mobile financial services, Airtel Rwanda has announced plans to introduce more...

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Microsoft joins forces with Rwanda to improve education 

By at March 27, 2015 | 10:13 am | 0 Comment

Microsoft joins forces with Rwanda to improve education 

Global software firm Microsoft has joined forces with Rwanda's government to transform learning, further innovation and develop employment skills among students. The advisor to the minister of education, Nkubito Bakuramutsa, says the arrangement with Microsoft Rwandan pupils will now be able to access school reading materials and information away from school, more...

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Rwandair Buys Airbus Planes To Penetrate Europe, Asia

By at March 25, 2015 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

Rwandair Buys Airbus Planes To Penetrate Europe, Asia

Rwanda’s National Carrier, Rwandair, has purchased two brand new A330s Airbus Planes, which it says will allow East Africa’s fastest growing airline to aggressively penetrate the highly competitive destinations into Europe and Asia. Rwandair is the first airline in East Africa to make such an order. “We are delighted that RwandAir has confirmed its confidence in more...

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Ngororero: Lack of electricity hindering IT development

By at March 20, 2015 | 10:15 am | 0 Comment

Ngororero: Lack of electricity hindering IT development

  [caption id="attachment_2600" align="alignnone" width="480"] These computers have not been functioning for two years due to lack of electricity[/caption] Residents of Nyange sector in district say that computers donated by Business Development Centre (BDC) in March 2013 have never been used due to lack of electricity. This comes after BDC (Business Development more...

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Companies embrace go- green initiative

By at March 11, 2015 | 10:58 am | 0 Comment

Companies   embrace go- green initiative

[caption id="attachment_2584" align="alignnone" width="480"] (L-R) Director of Corporate Communications and CSR, Ms. Denise Umunyana, Airtel Rwanda Managing Director Mr. Teddy Bhullar and Airtel Chief Financal Officer Tano Oware planting a tree during the exercise[/caption] In an effort   to boost sustainable environment corporate organizations are   contributing more...

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Airtel in tree planting campaign

By at March 10, 2015 | 11:15 am | 0 Comment

Airtel in tree planting campaign

[caption id="attachment_2577" align="alignnone" width="480"] One of the Airtel staff planting a tree during the exercise[/caption] In a bid to further the company’s community social responsibility Agenda, Airtel Rwanda staff have planted over 1, 800 trees in a tree planting exercise in Gikomero, Gasabo district. The exercise which took place under theme, ‘I am more...

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Smart Rwanda sets pace for faster internet affordability-Report

By at March 7, 2015 | 4:36 pm | 0 Comment

Smart Rwanda sets pace for faster internet affordability-Report

Rwanda has been ranked the first country   among developing nations to have internet affordability with an international report saying Smart Rwanda initiative has been behind the   success. The initiative according to affordability report 2014 by Alliance for affordable Internet has helped the country to increase internet affordability   as well as more...

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Ericsson partners Government to boost digital literacy

By at March 7, 2015 | 4:33 pm | 0 Comment

Ericsson partners Government to boost digital literacy

The Ministry of Youth and ICT has partnered with Ericsson in a bid to boost   digital literacy, a critical step towards   leapfrogging the economy to knowledge based. The partnership that will work under the country’s technology roadmap dubbed Smart Rwanda, aimed at accelerating the use of technology   through increasing accessibility, innovation among more...

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Rwanda, Ericsson sign ICT deal

By at March 6, 2015 | 11:26 am | 0 Comment

Rwanda, Ericsson sign ICT deal

Ericsson one of the leading communication companies in the world have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU) with Government of Republic of Rwanda on the smart Rwanda project in Barcelona, Spain. The project is part of the country's vision 2020 and its subsequent mid-term economic development and poverty reduction (the EDPRS II) and the ICT sector strategic more...

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