November 10, 2015No Comments

R-Switch granted international certification

Rwanda’s national switch and leader in national electronic payments processing, RSwitch, has for the second year running been awarded the international security standard certification – Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance certification; the latest version of certification in East Africa. PCI DSS is a global security standard that helps to prevent card […]

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October 22, 2015No Comments

ICT main on agenda for this year’s Youth Connect month

As the youth countrywide prepare for the youth connect month scheduled to kick off on November 5, Information, Communication and technology-ICT comes on top of the month’s priority activities. Robert Mwesigye, executive secretary at the national youth council says that sensitizing youth about ICT during the month would foster efforts the country of ensuring that […]

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August 4, 2015No Comments

New splendid stones in Rwanda to boost mining sector

Rwanda has announced it may have large amounts of rare precious stones underneath; the discovery could boost image of the country’s mining sector. Mr. Evode Imena the State Minister for Mining twitted pictures of Amethyst veins discovered at a mining site in Ruhango district in southern province of the country. “Veins extend for 1200 metres, […]

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July 24, 2015No Comments

Ghanaian students to visit Rwanda for technology camp

A team of Ghanaian High school students will be travelling to Rwanda for a three-week science and technology camp for girls—Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Design, and Mathematics (STEAM) education programme slated for July 25-August 15, 2015. The group comprising 8 students will join over 100 Africans and Americans to learn computer coding, robotics and […]

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July 16, 2015No Comments

Microfinance sector eyes TVET, rural businesses

  The microfinance sector is looking at financing Technical and Vocational Educational Training-TVET sub sector as well as rural businesses to bolster economic growth as well as increase their profitability. The microfinance sector which is banked on to ignite financial inclusion to the grass root due to their nature of operation comprises of microfinance institutions-MFIs […]

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