• KIGALI : Inaugural Commonwealth ICT Applications Forum Calls for Support for App entrepreneurship

    App developers, policymakers and regulators have gathered in Kigali, Rwanda to promote mobile app entrepreneurship as a means to accelerate the development of ICT applications in areas such as education, health and other sectors.

  • 4 Ways Creative Entrepreneurs Can Improve Their Sales

    It has never been a better time to be a creative, well designed products and experiences are in demand - yet many creative shops and entrepreneurs are struggling get paying customers. Here are 4 things creatives can do to help boost their sales:

    Do The Work, But Share The Experience

  • Rwandan technology students share experience of winning Africa Grand Challenge

    [From left] Kayondo, Kabagamba, Rwema and Gasana waiting for the winner to be announced. (Courtesy photos)

    At the 2017 Africa Grand Challenge, Rwanda was represented by four technology students from Carnegie Mellon University; Aline Umubyeyi Gasana, Rene Kabagamba, Aimable Rwema and Batanda Kayondo.

    They won the challenge that came with a cash prize of USD3, 000 (about Rwf2.4m) after their impressive Mobile Hospital proposal.

  • Innovation: Students see business opportunity in Presidential quotes

    Isimbi and Kamaraba wearing T-shirts branded with the President's inspirational quotes. (Donata Kiiza)

    They are no fashionistas. They don’t aspire to be designers either. However, the two university students have been drawn into the trade as a means to an end.

  • Kakizi on using art to change society

    24-year-old Jemima Kakizi is a creative composer whose work includes painting, clothing design and visual art. She started drawings and paintings after venturing into the designing industry, but her passion to bring about change in society pushed her to start a new dimension. The multi-talented artist spoke to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about using art to change some of society’s misguided perspectives.

    You’re a professional designer and visual artist. How do you balance the two?

  • Rubavu-based Uwamariya makes wine from beetroot

    A 27-year-old woman based in Rubavu District, Western Province, is giving local wine production a new face. Assoumpta Uwamariya is making tasty and affordable wine locally from beetroot.

  • Rwanda to host four more regional centres of excellence

    Rwanda is set host to four new regional centres of excellence to provide post-graduate education relevant to the labour market as well as enable the country and the region to embrace latest trends across various sectors.

    The regional centres of excellence are under the World Bank-funded African Centres of Excellence.

    The centres of excellence are in the areas of Energy for Sustainable Development, Internet of Things, Teaching and Learning Mathematics and Science, and Data Science.

  • Abashinze kampani REPC basanga guhanga umurimo bishoboka iyo ushize amanga

    Mu gihe mu Rwanda hariho gahunda yo gukangurira abantu batandukanye kwihangira imirimo mu rwego rwo guhangana n’ibura ry’akazi nk’uko bikunze gushyirwa mu majwi, icyiciro cy’abanyeshuri cyane cyane abize za kaminuza n’amashuri makuru bakunze gutungwa agatoki ko bagenda biguruntege muri iyi gahunda, nabo bakagaruka ku kuba amikoro aba ari intica ntikize, ku ruhande rw’abagize kampani REPC, bamwe mu bahoze biga mu cyahoze ari KIST, bemeza ko gushaka ari ugushobora.