On July 21st, 2017, H.E. Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda will host the inaugural YouthConnekt Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. Under the theme “Harnessing Africa’s Demographic Dividend” the Summit is expected to be attended by Heads of State, top business executives, leaders of international development organizations, academia and civil society working in different areas of youth empowerment.
A United Arab Emirates-based firm, Cheikh Rakadh Group, has committed to invest $50 million (about Rwf41 billion) in the recently launched Rwanda Smart City Master Plan.
On Wednesday, May 10, the third Transform Africa Summit got underway in Kigali. The 2017 Summit brings together over 3,500 delegates from across Africa and the globe to discuss how African cities can leverage data and technology to efficiently handle their unique and complex challenges.
Minister of Youth and ICT Jean Philbert Nsengimana pointed out that Smart Cities are interconnected, instrumented and intelligent.
As part of the on-going Transform Africa Summit, Rwanda has unveiled the Smart Cities Blueprint, a framework that aims to serve as a catalyst to fast-track ICT-driven initiatives in cities across Africa.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged more support to Rwanda’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector as the country moves toward a digital economy.
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Rwanda Development Board announced an increase in the price of gorilla permits from US$750 to US$1,500 for all visitors effective immediately.
Rwanda, officially, has the big five game animals following the arrival of 10 rhinos from South Africa Tuesday, May 02, 2017 morning.
The dates and venues for the Nomination, Sponsorship and Gala ceremonies for the 13th annual Africa Movie Academy Awards have been set.
One month on from the launch of Rwanda’s latest domestic tourism campaign ‘Tembera U Rwanda-Jump on the Bus’, the country’s tourist attractions seem to be becoming more popular than ever with Rwandan tourists.
The small central African country will host 41st Annual World Tourism Conference from 14th to 17th November that aims at promoting tourism as an engine for economic growth and job creation across the continent, through innovative business models, new technologies and strategic partnerships.