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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 ...

RURA could switch off over 900,000 subscribers over new Sim rules

Published 31 Jan 2019 16:31 CET | Rwanda

More than 900,000 subscribers could have their simcard switched off as the deadline to comply with the new sim card regulations draws near, New Times reported. Rwanda ...

Airtel-Tigo merges mobile financial services platforms

Published 31 Jan 2019 16:28 CET | Rwanda

Airtel-Tigo Rwanda said it has merged its mobile financial services platforms, paving the way for subscribers to start transacting across all platforms, New Times reported. ...

MTN Rwanda launches 2019 Internet Fest

Published 24 Jan 2019 14:26 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda said it has launched a three-month long Internet Fest (iFest) focusing on promoting data services to both current and potential data users as part of a strategy to ...

Rwandan high commissioner demands explanation for MTN Uganda executive's deportation

Published 24 Jan 2019 11:15 CET | Rwanda, Uganda

The decision to deport Rwandan national Annie Bilenge Tabura, MTN Uganda's head of sales and distribution, has triggered a protest, reports the Daily Monitor. Rwanda's ...

Rwandan watchdog caps SIM card limit at 6 per individual

Published 22 Jan 2019 15:28 CET | Rwanda

The Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority (RURA) has introduce changes in SIM card ownership regulations, New Times reported. From 31 January, nationals and foreigners ...

Rwanda to soon launch web-based jobs platform for graduates

Published 17 Jan 2019 12:00 CET | Rwanda

The Rwandan government says it will soon launch a web-based platform that will be linking university graduates with opportunities available on the labour market, New Times ...

MTN Rwanda data usage almost triples and internet customers grow 25% in 2018

Published 03 Jan 2019 09:13 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has reported a 25 percent year on year growth in internet customers in 2018, New Times reported. During the same year, internet usage almost tripled from 5.7 ...

MTN Rwanda inks partnership deal with Facebook

Published 21 Dec 2018 14:48 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has announced as partnership deal with Facebook, to roll-out a service that allows MTN subscribers to access Facebook for free. Called Facebook Flex, this is a ...

MTN Rwanda signs RWF 50 bln syndicated loan with local banks

Published 29 Nov 2018 10:26 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has signed a RWF 50 billion loan with a seven-year tenure with a syndicate of local banks. It is to fund MTN's capital expenditure programme for this year until ...

Yego centralises telephone booking for taxi cabs in Rwanda

Published 23 Nov 2018 13:00 CET | Rwanda

Yego Innovision has launched Yego 9191, Rwanda's first centralised booking system for car and motorcycle taxis. Yego 9191 has been developed with the support and approval of ...

 




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