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MTN Rwanda launches digital inclusion drive

Published 28 Oct 2019 11:05 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has announced the launch of its "We're Good Together" initiative, derived from the MTN Global Campaign launched earlier in October in South Africa. It aims to ...

Rwandan satellite Rwasat-1 to be launched into orbit in November

Published 10 Oct 2019 10:15 CET | Japan, Rwanda

Rwasat-1, a satellite built by three Rwandan engineers and a team of Japanese at Tokyo University, will be launched into orbit in November, New Times reported. Rwasat-1 was ...

Rwanda launches first 'Made in Africa' smartphones

Published 08 Oct 2019 09:23 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda' Mara Group has launched two smartphones, describing them as the first "Made in Africa" models, Reuters reported. They will run on Android and the Mara X will cost RWF ...

Azam TV ends deal with Rwandan Premier Football League for breach of contract

Published 26 Aug 2019 10:51 CET | Rwanda

Tanzanian pay-television operator Azam TV has ended its sponsorship of the Rwanda Premier Football League for breach of contract, The New Times reported. Azam TV entered into ...

Ugandan govt blocks online access to Rwandan newspaper amid security fears

Published 23 Aug 2019 16:01 CET | Rwanda, Uganda

Uganda said it had blocked online access to Rwanda's main state-owned newspaper New Times' website on national security grounds, two days after the countries signed a pact to ...

Rostelecom, ER-Telecom cooperate on removal of overhead lines in Rostov

Published 22 Aug 2019 10:06 CET | Rwanda

Russian national operator Rostelecom and fixed operator ER-Telecom have completed the first stage of their project to remove overhead telecom lines in the city of Rostov. ...

MTN, Airtel Rwanda plan to launch biometrics to fight Sim card fraud

Published 05 Aug 2019 11:43 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda is allowing customers who want to register or swap their SIM cards to be recognised using biometric technology, reports New Times. The move is inspired by the need ...

MTN Rwanda mulls listing on bourse, eyes stake in KTRN - report

Published 31 Jul 2019 10:46 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda is considering a direct listing on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) and is mulling the acquisition of a stake in Korea Telecom Rwanda Network (KTRN), New Times ...

Pundi X launches smartphone powered by blockchain in Rwanda

Published 18 Jul 2019 15:57 CET | Rwanda

Singapore-based Pundi X has officially launched its smartphone powered by blockchain technology in Kigali, Rwanda. The startup said it was the first blockchain mobile phone ...

Airtel and MTN Rwanda launch initiative to promote digital inclusion

Published 16 Jul 2019 14:57 CET | Rwanda

Rwandan operators Airtel and MTN have announced they will start a digital inclusion programme, as part of the GSMA's We Care initiative in Rwanda. We Care is being launched ...

MTN Rwanda appoints Nkurunziza as CFO

Published 03 Jul 2019 08:29 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has announced the appointment of Mark Nkurunziza as its new CFO, succeeding Lily Zondo, who has served from 2016. Nkurunziza joins MTN with over 20 years of ...

RDB financial chief to take over as MTN Rwanda CEO - report

Published 27 Jun 2019 12:09 CET | Rwanda

The former CEO of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Mark Nkurunziza, is set to join telecom operator MTN Rwanda in a similar capacity, the New Times reported citing unnamed ...

MTN Rwanda offers 4G data at 3G prices

Published 26 Jun 2019 13:32 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda, in partnership with KTRN, said it has lowered its 4G prices in order to continue providing affordable internet to all Rwandans. Customers can now get 4G data ...

Globalstar receives MSS and terrestrial authorisations across Africa

Published 19 Jun 2019 15:52 CET | Botswana, Gabon, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa

Globalstar said it has received MSS and terrestrial authorizations in South Africa, Mozambique, Gabon, and Rwanda. These countries join Botswana in representing over 1.1 ...

Airtel Rwanda launches promotion to drive uptake of cashless payments

Published 04 Jun 2019 11:15 CET | Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda has launched a three months promotion where clients and agents stand a chance to win money every time they transact on Airtel Money. The mobile money campaign ...

Crystal Telecom returns to FY profit after MTN rebound

Published 03 Jun 2019 09:25 CET | Rwanda

Crystal Telecom has recovered from the slump it suffered in 2017 to register a profit of RWF 1.5 billion in 2018, earning shareholders dividends amounting to about RWF 1.2 ...

MTN Rwanda ties up with Private Sector Federation to expand cashless payments

Published 22 May 2019 09:52 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda and the Private Sector Federation (PSF) have tied up to increase easy-to-use services, starting with mobile money pay and ticketing. The partnership aims to extend ...

Kaspersky Lab opens new office in Rwanda to boost East African presence

Published 17 May 2019 13:07 CET | Rwanda

Kaspersky Lab has announced the opening of a newly relocated office in Kigali, Rwanda in order to support the expansion of its business in East Africa. The Kigali office will ...

Rwandan govt aims to regulate social media to prevent spread of misinformation

Published 14 May 2019 13:44 CET | Rwanda

The Rwandan government says it will devise strategies to regulate social media content in order to curb the spread of misinformation, New Times reported. The Minister for ICT ...

MTN Rwanda FY revenue up 21.6% to RWF 102.8 bln

Published 13 May 2019 09:08 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda said revenue increased by 21.6 percent to RWF 102.8 billion in the year ended 31 December from RWF 84.6 billion in 2017, driven primarily by growth in the customer ...

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note 7 smartphone in Russia

Published 25 Mar 2019 09:46 CET | Rwanda

Xiaomi plans to start sales of the Redmi Note 7 smartphone in Russia on 28 March. The device will be available for sale on the Mi.com online shop, as well as on the online ...

MTN Rwanda launches 3G feature phone Ikosora

Published 06 Mar 2019 11:18 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has launched the Ikosora 3G feature phone for RWF 19,800. Richard Acheampong, the Chief Marketing Officer, said that it will be available at MTN service centres ...

Rwanda to get first smartphone plant in the spring

Published 12 Feb 2019 08:08 CET | Rwanda

A factory to produce smartphones is expected to open in Rwanda and enhance access to digital services, New Times reported. Paula Ingabire, the Minister for ICT and ...

MTN Rwanda pays RWF 24 mln in tuition fees for ex-combatants' children

Published 07 Feb 2019 12:48 CET | Rwanda

The MTN Rwanda Foundation has donated RWF 24 million to the Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) as university tuition fees for 40 vulnerable children of ...

Rwanda plans to launch satellite in 2019 after May summit

Published 04 Feb 2019 09:39 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda plans to launch its first satellite this year, New Times reported, citing the Rwanda Utility and Regulatory Authority (RURA). The initiative is in collaboration with ...


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