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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May 15, 2015No Comments

Artisan cooperatives look at ICT to market products

  Artisan cooperatives    are looking at using ICT   to market their products, a move that is likely to boost   the country’s sub sector that recently saw a positive growth trend. The sub sector that is mainly dominated by women organised in cooperatives   has not been fully engaging ICT in   marketing their products, despite the Government’s […]

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May 6, 2015No Comments

Experts: Rwanda’s efforts to close digital illiteracy positive

Experts   believe that the country’s efforts to increase digital literacy are a positive move towards achieving its ambition of shifting   the economy into technology   based. The government earlier this year announced that it is embarking on increasing digital literacy after it successfully   completed the infrastructure to enable   the use of ICT mainly internet. The country’s […]

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