African Youth Discuss Inclusive Democracy

[New Times] Young cadres representing different political parties from African countries and beyond on Sunday concluded a three-day meeting in Kigali during which they discussed inclusive democratic governance.

[New Times] Young cadres representing different political parties from African countries and beyond on Sunday concluded a three-day meeting in Kigali during which they discussed inclusive democratic governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Innovative Business Models Key to Deepening Rwanda’s ICT Sector, Says UAE Tech Expert

[New Times] As Rwanda strives to become an ICT hub in the region experts say the country should embrace innovative business models to be able to attract more investors in the information and communication technology sector (ICT). Farhad Khan, the chief…

[New Times] As Rwanda strives to become an ICT hub in the region experts say the country should embrace innovative business models to be able to attract more investors in the information and communication technology sector (ICT). Farhad Khan, the chief commercial officer at Al Yah Satellite Communications Company based in the Middle East, says Rwanda needs to invest more in digital technologies and innovative business models to be able to digitise the economy and thrive as an ICT centre in the region. He spoke to Busi

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DJ Zinhle Pushes Talent to the “Nxt Lvl” With New TV Show

[Capital FM] Vodacom has launched a new music talent search, in partnership with a few of South Africa’s top artists including DJ Zinhle – who will be performing at the upcoming 17th edition of Koroga Festival in Nairobi, Kenya.

[Capital FM] Vodacom has launched a new music talent search, in partnership with a few of South Africa's top artists including DJ Zinhle - who will be performing at the upcoming 17th edition of Koroga Festival in Nairobi, Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Horticulture Exports Set to Soar As Airlines Cut Freight Charges

[New Times] Rwanda has over the few years intensified efforts geared at increasing exports, particularly for the non-traditional trade products like flowers, vegetables and fruits. These efforts have, however, been met with various challenges including…

[New Times] Rwanda has over the few years intensified efforts geared at increasing exports, particularly for the non-traditional trade products like flowers, vegetables and fruits. These efforts have, however, been met with various challenges including high fees of transporting cargo charged by airlines and other logistical issues such as lack of cold facilities along the value chain.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Uwizeyimana Eyes National Championship Title Defence

[New Times] After winning his first race in the 2017 Rwanda Cycling Cup on Saturday, Bonaventure Uwizeyimana has turned focus to defending the National Championship title next month.

[New Times] After winning his first race in the 2017 Rwanda Cycling Cup on Saturday, Bonaventure Uwizeyimana has turned focus to defending the National Championship title next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Time to Get Serious About Red Tape At Africa’s Borders

[New Times] International investment remains a critical, and often underappreciated, part of the global economy. Nearly two million jobs were created directly by foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2015, according to a Financial Times analysis.

[New Times] International investment remains a critical, and often underappreciated, part of the global economy. Nearly two million jobs were created directly by foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2015, according to a Financial Times analysis.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Police Not Giving Up Chase for Second Place

[New Times] Police Football Club will take on Espoir FC in the national league today afternoon at Kicukiro Stadium, seeking to win and keep pressure on APR FC in the battle for second place.

[New Times] Police Football Club will take on Espoir FC in the national league today afternoon at Kicukiro Stadium, seeking to win and keep pressure on APR FC in the battle for second place.

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Football Federation Unveils 3-Year Kit Deal

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has entered into a three-year Sh74m partnership with Singapore sport manufacturers, Mafro Sports, that will supply playing and training kit to the national football teams.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has entered into a three-year Sh74m partnership with Singapore sport manufacturers, Mafro Sports, that will supply playing and training kit to the national football teams.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

China Road and Bridge Corporation Committed to Timely Completion of Kigali City Roads Expansion Project

[New Times] Having completed about 70 percentage of existing tarmac roads in Rwanda (2011 Rwanda National Statistics Bureau), China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) signed a new contract in February 2017 with the government of Rwanda to upgrade Kigal…

[New Times] Having completed about 70 percentage of existing tarmac roads in Rwanda (2011 Rwanda National Statistics Bureau), China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) signed a new contract in February 2017 with the government of Rwanda to upgrade Kigali city roads under which 54 kilometres will be covered within 32 months. The entire project is expected to cost about $76 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda