Posts Tagged “Rwanda”

GET READY FOR SMARTPHONES MADE IN RWANDA

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GET READY FOR SMARTPHONES MADE IN RWANDA

Smartphones made in Rwanda will soon hit the market as the beautiful hilly land is set to open her first smartphone factory in April, 2019. Paula Ingabire, Rwanda’s Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Innovation made the announcement in front of the East African country’s parliament Standing Committee on Education, Technology, Culture and…

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Let’s Have More Coffee In Kigali

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Let’s Have More Coffee In Kigali

The Java House Africa chain has ventured into expanded its wings in Rwanda as it has established a second eatery affirming its billion-shilling growth plan for Eastern Africa. Located in Remera area, comes after opening its first coffee house in the Rwandan city in January 2017. Java House said a large share of the over…

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Here comes the first smartphone in Africa

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Here comes the first smartphone in Africa

To solve the enormous ICT and innovation issues that the nation is facing, Rwanda is set to open its first cell phone processing plant. In doing so, Rwanda will become the first country in Africa to locally fabricate telephones that will satisfy the need of the African market. The declaration was made by Paula Ingabire,…

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Paul Kagame chairs the Smart Africa Board Meeting

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Paul Kagame chairs the Smart Africa Board Meeting

  President Paul Kagame chaired a Smart Africa Board meeting on February Monday 11th on the sidelines of the just-concluded 32nd African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ivorian national, Lacina Kone, was appointed new Executive Director of the Smart Africa Secretariat, after Dr. Hamadoun Touré paving way having completed his three-year term. Lacina Kone was…

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Rwanda claims breakthrough in mining flammable gas, signs $400m deal

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Rwanda claims breakthrough in mining flammable gas, signs $400m deal

Rwanda said on Tuesday it had signed a $400 million deal to produce bottled gas from Lake Kivu, which emits such dense clouds of methane it is known as one of Africa’s “Killer Lakes”. The project by Gasmeth Energy, owned by U.S. and Nigerian businessmen and Rwandans, would suck gas from the lake’s deep floor…

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Why headsof state are shying away from annual EAC summit

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Why headsof state are shying away from annual EAC summit

  Security is such a sensitive topic especially after all the attacks and criminal activities that Kenya has been witnessing lately. But this is an issue that other African countries also suffer from and that’s East African countries formed a community to combine heads in solving some of our similar problems. The annual East African…

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French judges drop a long-running investigation against Kagame on Rwanda genocide

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French judges drop a long-running investigation against Kagame on Rwanda genocide

French judges have dropped a long-running investigation into the shooting down of a plane carrying the former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana. His death in 1994 was a trigger of the genocide. A French inquiry began four years later at the request of relatives of the French crew members who died. A judge accused Tutsi rebels,…

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Prayers and praises after critic Diane Rwigara is released

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Prayers and praises after critic Diane Rwigara is released

  A bold lady is trending after the locks have been removed from her after a  struggle that threatened both her freedom and future. Diane Rwigara, a critic of veteran Rwandan president Paul Kagame, was acquitted by Rwanda’s high court on Thursday of charges that included inciting insurrection and forging of documents. The 37-year-old accountant has repeatedly…

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I almost died, Narrates Julie Gichuru

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I almost died, Narrates Julie Gichuru

Media guru Ms. Julie Gichuru has narrated her life threatening ordeal which could have ended her life. While narrating her story Julie said that she was oblivious of two dangerous incidences that would have ended her life when she was aboard a plane to Nairobi from Rwanda. View this post on Instagram Flew from Nairobi…

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“Magendo kwisha!” KRA launches goods tracking system.

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“Magendo kwisha!” KRA launches goods tracking system.

How many things have you heard that have infiltrated the country through underground means? If we start mentioning i know the list is endless. Maybe we may end up mentioning everything. Kenya is a hotbed of importing counterfeit products. Legit products are grabbed before they can even reach to an ordinary citizens. The authorities always…

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Former Gor Mahia star in Rwanda’s final squad for Ivory Coast

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Former Gor Mahia star in Rwanda’s final squad for Ivory Coast

Rwanda men’s senior national team coach Mashami Vincent has confirmed the 26-man squad that remains in residential training ahead of the 2019 Afcon qualifier against Cote d’Ivoire. The Amavubi face off against former champions Cote d’Ivoire in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group H qualifier at Stade de Kigali on Sunday. Among those dropped…

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Big Injury Blow for Gor Mahia ahead of Mashemeji Derby

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Big Injury Blow for Gor Mahia ahead of Mashemeji Derby

Rwanda international and Kenya’s Gor Mahia forward Jacques Tuyisenge has been ruled out for three weeks with a back injury he sustained against Rayon Sports last Sunday. Tuyisenge will miss the return-leg against USM Alger in Caf Confederation Cup on August 29, and most likely the Group H game between Rwanda and Ivory Coast in…

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Gor Mahia star, Kagere named in Rwanda squad

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Gor Mahia star, Kagere named in Rwanda squad

Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has confirmed Mashami Vincent as the next head coach of Rwanda Men’s senior football team for a period of one-year. vincent Mashami who has been a one-year renewable contract will be assisted by Jimmy Mulisa and Seninga Innocent as the first and second assistant coaches respectively. The other members on the technical…

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