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MTN Rwanda opens mobile money remittance corridor to Tanzania

Published 05 Jul 2018 11:47 CET | Rwanda, Tanzania, United Republic of

MTN Rwanda announced that it has opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania. MTN Mobile Money users in Rwanda are now able to send money to ...

Vodafone Qatar claims success with football campaign

Published 03 Jul 2018 10:13 CET | Rwanda

Vodafone Qatar announced that its #FootballFever campaign has achieved success with over 27,000 customers engaging with the interactive platform. Earlier this summer, the ...

Bank of Kigali makes tariff changes to encourage digital banking

Published 27 Jun 2018 11:19 CET | Rwanda

The Bank of Kigali has announced tariff changes for its digital services, New Times reported. Among other things, it revised transaction fees for mobile and online banking, ...

MTN Rwanda launches 20 year anniversary celebrations

Published 13 Jun 2018 11:30 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has launched its 20th anniversary celebration under the theme "Turi Abanyu" which loosely translates as "We are with you". CEO Bart Hofker said it started trading ...

AfDB, Facebook, Microsoft, Rockefeller Foundation run coding for employment programme

Published 06 Jun 2018 15:18 CET | Africa, Rwanda

The African Development Bank (AfDB) along with The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook, have launched the Coding for Employment Programme at the African Innovation ...

M-Visa service set for launch to boost digital payments

Published 06 Jun 2018 09:59 CET | Rwanda

Tanzania's CRDB Bank has partnered with Visa to launch mVisa, a QR code-based mobile payment service that lets customers access funds from their bank accounts using mobile ...

Blockbonds I&M Bank Rwanda launch blockchain-based platform

Published 06 Jun 2018 09:55 CET | Norway, Rwanda

Blockbonds has teamed up with I &M Bank Rwanda to launch the first blockchain-based platform, SPENN, reports New Times. This mobile banking application will enable people to ...

Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing firm set to launch in Rwanda

Published 30 May 2018 13:40 CET | Rwanda

The Safaricom-backed online taxi-hailing app Little has announced plans to launch its services in Rwanda within a month, reports Business Daily. The announcement comes barely ...

KT wants to continue rolling out LTE in Africa

Published 28 May 2018 16:53 CET | Rwanda

KT, Korea's largest telecommunications company, said it will expand ICT cooperation with African countries based on its successful nationwide LTE network in Rwanda. KT, ...

Crystal Telecom shareholders push for MTN Rwanda compliance as penalties hit dividends

Published 23 May 2018 10:32 CET | Rwanda

Shareholders of Crystal Telecom are demanding that MTN Rwanda complies with all state laws and regulations to avoid unnecessary fines and penalties, New Times reported. ...

Finance Innovation signs deal with Klab to launch fintech hub in Rwanda

Published 22 May 2018 10:58 CET | Rwanda

A French fintech firm Finance Innovation has signed an agreement with kLab to establish a fintech hub in Rwanda, reports New Times. They will collaborate in areas of mutual ...

Over 100,000 new members join BitMED after Rwanda expansion

Published 16 May 2018 15:25 CET | Rwanda

BitMED announced it expanded its Rwanda market presence to the districts of Burera and Gasabo. More than 100,000 new members have signed up to the platform in two weeks to ...

Bank of Kigali launches digital banking campaign

Published 14 May 2018 13:55 CET | Rwanda

Bank of Kigali has launched a campaign to encourage its clients to enter the cashless economy. The three-month campaign is called 'SingombwaKashi', which loosely translates ...

Rwandan govt signs deal with Swift-x to advance drone use

Published 14 May 2018 10:50 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda signed an agreement on the sidelines of the Transform Africa 2018 Summit in Kigali from 07 to 10 May with US firm Swift-x to build capacity and explore uses for drones ...

KT completes LTE network deployment in Rwanda

Published 14 May 2018 08:29 CET | Rwanda

Korean operator KT has announced that it has completed the deployment of its LTE mobile network in Rwanda. The network currently covers 95 percent of Rwanda's territory, The ...

Japan and Rwanda sign deal to share ICT expertise

Published 11 May 2018 10:26 CET | Japan, Rwanda

Japan has renewed its commitment to Rwanda's technological transformation through an agreement aimed at promoting cooperation in ICT, New Times reported. The deal signed by ...

Tigo Rwanda executive joins MTN Rwanda

Published 25 Apr 2018 09:37 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has appointed Chantal Umutoni Kagame as the new Chief Business and Corporate Affairs Officer, reports New Times. Kagame was until lately the deputy CEO of Tigo ...

AirtelTigo dismisses 49 workers in Rwanda restructuring

Published 24 Apr 2018 10:53 CET | Rwanda

Rwanda's AirtelTigo has terminated employment of 49 employees three months after completing the acquisition of Tigo Rwanda by Bharti Airtel, New Times reported. The ...

Zipline introduces faster drone model in Rwanda for blood delivery

Published 06 Apr 2018 09:29 CET | Rwanda

US-based robotics firm Zipline, which delivers blood supplies to remote areas of Rwanda, has developed the fastest commercial delivery drone, New Times reported. The firm ...

Liquid Telecom partners with Impact Hub Kigali

Published 04 Apr 2018 16:51 CET | Rwanda

Liquid Telecom Rwanda has announced a partnership with Impact Hubs, a global network of innovation labs, business incubators and social enterprise community centres, to ...

MTN Rwanda plans to upgrade 272 sites in Kigali

Published 30 Mar 2018 10:13 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda said it will upgrade 272 sites in Kigali with new equipment using the new U900 equipment for 3G, as part ofthe final phase of its network modernisation. Chief ...

MTN runs e-government service payment campaign with RwandaOnline

Published 29 Mar 2018 11:21 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda and RwandaOnline have renewed their partnership to promote the use of mobile and digital payment systems, New Times reported. They have launched a three-month ...

MTN Rwanda launches MoMo platform to pay for goods and services

Published 27 Mar 2018 10:44 CET | Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has launched Mobile Money (MoMo) Pay platform for its Mobile Money subscribers to pay for goods and services using their mobile wallets at no cost. Norman ...

Rwanda's active mobile phone subscriptions edge up to 8.99 mln in February

Published 20 Mar 2018 10:35 CET | Rwanda

The total number of mobile subscribers in Rwanda rose by almost 58,090 or 0.65 percent to 8.99 million at the end of February from 8.93 million on 31 January. According to ...

Airtel-Tigo Rwanda merger kicks off with 'Go from good to best' campaign

Published 20 Mar 2018 10:00 CET | Rwanda

Airtel and Tigo Rwanda have officially started their integration with a new public campaign, New Times reported. Philip Amoateng, the Airtel managing director, said during ...

 




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