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Mobile data in Rwanda 11th cheapest in sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile data in Rwanda 11th cheapest in sub-Saharan Africa

Contrary to popular belief, eight out of the top 50 cheapest countries in the world for mobile data are in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is in stark contrast to the cost of broadband on the continent, which is almost universally very high or non-existent. In the sub-region, Rwanda which is weaving its way to becoming Africa’s tech hub ranks 11th in terms of affordable mobile data […]

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Rwanda’s affordable energy ambitions get $150m boost

Rwanda’s affordable energy ambitions get $150m boost

Rwanda’s quest to avail affordable energy to the population got a boost this week following, the approval by the World Bank Group of $150m (approximately Rwf142bn) to finance energy access for households, enterprises and public institutions in Rwanda. Half of the allocated funds will be disbursed in form of grant while the other half will be given on credit, according to a statement. The funding […]

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Digital tools to drive social-economic recovery post-Covid

Digital tools to drive social-economic recovery post-Covid

Digital tools will speed up the world’s recovery from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as serve to catch up with the Sustainable Development Goals, President Paul Kagame has said. President Kagame was speaking at the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. Kagame is the commission’s co-chair alongside Business Magnate Carlos Slim; Audrey Azoulay, the Director General of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural […]

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