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January 17, 2015No Comments

Improved Technology boosting agricultural Sector

Experts believe that adoption    of technology in the agriculture sector will help to   curb down the emerging challenges that would affect productivity ofthe country’s largestsector. The agriculture  sector which is by far  the  leading contributor  to GDP face  challenges of low  fertility,  soil degradation,  impact  of  population  on land among others something that  is  seen [...]

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January 13, 2015No Comments

ICT sector on the right track

Rwanda’s ICT sector continued to grow last year, boosting socio-economic development. This was through different achievements that were made during 2014. Rwanda was re-elected a member state of the Council of the International Telecommunication Union  at the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference held in Busan, South Korea for 2014-2018. The Rwanda Minister of Youth and ICT Jean [...]

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December 19, 2014No Comments

Global girls’ tech camp to be hosted in Rwanda

The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships at the US State Department has partnered Girl Up, Intel, Microsoft and the Rwandan Girls Initiative to launch a girls STEAM camp in Rwanda next year. The partnership, with the support of the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI), is hosting the camp in order to advance and [...]

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December 19, 2014No Comments

Rwanda’s climate data gap finally bridged

Rwanda’s weather service is now better able to forecast floods and other natural disasters after scientists bridged climate-data gaps left by the 1994 genocide against Tutsi The collection of national rainfall and temperature records lapsed for after the genocide, and the absence of reliable records had hampered the Rwanda Meteorology Agency’s ability to forecast threats [...]

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November 27, 2014No Comments

Airtel to support Techwomen

 Airtel Rwanda has today kicked off a two-week mentorship programme in partnership with TechWomen Rwanda, an organization which aims at encouraging more women in Rwanda to take on careers in the in the fields of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). TechWomen is an initiative of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and [...]

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