Major Rwandan high-tech IT firm and now technology manufacturer Mara just announced it is manufacturing the African continent's first fully made-in-Africa smartphone with high-tech specs.
Rwanda Tender and Business News
The Alibaba Group has selected Rwanda as the first location for a potentially groundbreaking alliance in the development of Alibaba's first African eWTP (electronic world trade platform), designed to drive major growth in Rwanda's cross-border trade and digital economy.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved funding of US $500 million to help fund improvements and expansion of the power grids in both Rwanda and South Africa.
Rwanda's Scaling Up Electricity Access Program (SEAP II) has just received a loan of $266 million from the African Development Bank.
In this special Op-Ed piece by Korir Sing’Oei, a Legal Advisor & Head of Policy at Office of Deputy President, Kenya, reflects on the importance of the recent African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), which took place in Kigali earlier this month.
The Morogoro-Dodoma railway project in Tanzania can proceed further, thanks to a recently received $1.46 billion concession loan from London’s Standard Chartered Bank Group.
With millions of small family farms growing most of the African continent's food, it is going to take a strong political commitment to drive more rapid production and income of this critically important sector of the economy.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel made the surprise announcement that automaker VW will be building a car assembly plant in Ghana in the near future.
Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) just announced a new housing project which will likely be the first of many to address the serious shortage of affordable housing in the country.
Over 60 percent of the 1.2 billion people who live in Sub-Saharan Africa are under 25. This puts major pressure on creating solid job opportunities for each of them. The Food and Agriculture Organization reviews a number of the opportunities it is working on to help youth not just be employed, but help build the economies of the future.
German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim recently announced a new initiative targeting providing quality human and animal healthcare within the African continent. It's called "In Reach Africa".
Hapag-Lloyd, a major shipping company based in Hamburg, Germany, announced an expanded focus on the growing market in East Africa with a number of new routes now available for marine-based shippers.
On August 20-21, Kigali, Rwanda will be hosting the Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference. Over 500 delegates, mostly made up of the young, will come together from across Africa to discuss how to boost employment opportunities in agriculture on the continent through use of information and communication technologies (ICT) as well as entrepreneurship.
A new crossborder mobile money transfer pilot test was just completed on the stellar blockchain, via a connection between ImpalaPay Kenya and PesaChoice of Rwanda.
On August 8, all of Rwanda’s employees from the Medical Technology and Infrastructure Division’s Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) were fired on allegations of graft.
The "In Reach Africa" program, an initiative targeted at providing quality and innovative human and animal healthcare access across the African continent, was just launched by Boehringer Ingelheim, a major global pharmaceutical company based in Germany.
In a decision released on July 27, the Kenyan High Court judge Msagha Mbobholi ordered the government to pay 16 traders in the East African Freight Forwarders Association $63 million for damage to trucks and goods lost during rioting and more after the 2007-2008 elections.
Smallholder farmers in Kenya and many regions of Africa are struggling after long-term climatic change effects and extended drought have virtually destroyed what used to be a far stronger agricultural economy. Those farmers must be involved when plans are created to help them recover their croplands for the future.
Auto giant Volkswagen (VW) announced on June 27 that it will soon be building an automobile assembly factory in Rwanda.
The Africa Financial Sector Deepening Fund, a financial instrument designed to strengthen the capital base of local financial institutions and stimulate Africa's corporate bond market, just received a US $10 million investment from the African Development Bank.
In a little-known corner of the global Trade War, Rwanda and some of its neighboring countries recently raised tariffs on imports of used clothing, in an attempt to stimulate the local textile industry. Trump responded by suspending duty-free access to U.S. markets for Rwandan clothing. It may look balanced, but this may just be the most crazy 'trade war' the U.S. has launched yet.
scrumIT, an online player registration and rugby administration software developed in South Africa by ENS Software as a service application, was just selected by Rwanda Rugby for its Rugby Management System.
The Afreximbank has agreed to support the upcoming Africa Innovation Summit, to be held from June 6-8, 2018, in Kigai, Rwanda, as a GOLD Sponsor.
Korea's largest telecommunications company, KT Corp., plans to expand further into Africa in information and communications technology, after a successful launch of a nationwide LTE network in Rwanda, the first in Africa.
A new report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature found that 76% -- over three-quarters -- of all freshwater species endemic to the Lake Victoria Basin are threatened with extinction because of pollution, over-utilization of resources and land clearance as primary causes.