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Airtel-Tigo Strengthens Partnership With YouthConnekt - Taarifa Rwanda
Airtel-Tigo Strengthens Partnership With YouthConnekt  Taarifa Rwanda

Airtel-Tigo has reiterated its support for Rwanda's youth and the YouthConnekt Summit, that connects youth for continental change by securing them ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:07:39 GMT
Rwanda: Mobile Penetration Hits Nearly 10 Million - KT Press
Rwanda: Mobile Penetration Hits Nearly 10 Million  KT Press

Rwanda's telecommunications industry has registered a remarkable growth in the third quarter, with figures showing an increase in subscription, penetration and ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:21:00 GMT
Ghanaian Appointed New Managing Director Of Vodacom Lesotho - Modern Ghana
Ghanaian Appointed New Managing Director Of Vodacom Lesotho  Modern Ghana

Ghana's Philip Fofie Amoateng has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Vodacom Lesotho, a member of Vodafone Telecommunications Africa ...


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ghana's Philip Amoateng leads Vodacom Lesotho | Business News 2018-11-26 - GhanaWeb
Ghana's Philip Amoateng leads Vodacom Lesotho | Business News 2018-11-26  GhanaWeb

Vodacom has appointed Ghana's Philip Fofie Amoateng as the new Managing Director of Vodacom Lesotho, a member of Vodafone Telecommunications Africa ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Data Bundle Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Rwanda - Techweez
Data Bundle Prices Comparison Between Network Operators in Rwanda  Techweez

Here is a table detailing the various data bundles and their subsequent prices inhabitants of Rwanda are offered by the two network operators in the country.


Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel gets regulatory nod for Tigo Rwanda acquisition - Mint
Airtel gets regulatory nod for Tigo Rwanda acquisition  Mint

The Airtel-Tigo Rwanda combine will have the largest customer base in Rwanda with 5.9 million subscribers, Bharti Airtel said.


Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel-Tigo loses Chief Technology Officer to MTN - The New Times
Airtel-Tigo loses Chief Technology Officer to MTN  The New Times

Airtel Rwanda has lost its Chief Technology Information Officer (CTIO) to MTN Rwanda, Business Times can confirm. Fabrice Ndatira left Airtel Rwanda about ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Top Tigo Rwanda executive defects to MTN Rwanda - The New Times
Top Tigo Rwanda executive defects to MTN Rwanda  The New Times

MTN Rwanda has appointed Chantal Umutoni Kagame as the new Chief Business and Corporate Affairs Officer. Kagame was until recently the deputy Chief ...


Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uber's 'ride' to Kigali should take its time - The New Times
Uber's 'ride' to Kigali should take its time  The New Times

On Wednesday, I was invited by CNBC's Power Lunch East Africa to weigh-in on Uber's suspended plan to spread its wings to Kigali; my submission drew ...


Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel-Tigo to pay Rwf120 million in interest to mobile money subscribers - The New Times
Airtel-Tigo to pay Rwf120 million in interest to mobile money subscribers  The New Times

Airtel Rwanda's Commercial Director, Amit Chawla (C) explains the new Airtel Money and Tigo Cash interest payout initiative at the Gikondo Expo Grounds on ...


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel-Tigo Rwanda launches new product to boost medical insurance - The New Times
Airtel-Tigo Rwanda launches new product to boost medical insurance  The New Times

Airtel- Tigo Rwanda and Radiant Insurance Company have partnered to offer a new digital insurance product code named Ingoboka Cash to boost medical ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
2017 review: Airtel takeover of Tigo Rwanda operations jolted telecom sector - The New Times
2017 review: Airtel takeover of Tigo Rwanda operations jolted telecom sector  The New Times

The Rwandan telecom sector was mid-December jolted by news of Bharti Airtel takeover of Tigo Rwanda operations. The development is arguably the biggest in ...


Tue, 09 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel takeover of Tigo brings new dynamics to telecom market - experts - The New Times
Airtel takeover of Tigo brings new dynamics to telecom market - experts  The New Times

The approval of the acquisition deal of Tigo Rwanda operations, a subsidiary of Millicom International Cellular S.A., by Bharti Airtel marks a new dawn operators ...


Thu, 25 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel-Tigo merger kicks off with 'Go from good to best' campaign - The New Times
Airtel-Tigo merger kicks off with 'Go from good to best' campaign  The New Times

Bharti Airtel and Tigo Rwanda have officially started the process to merge assets and services of the two firms, months after the takeover deal was approved by ...


Sat, 17 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel’s Rwanda unit to buy Millicom subsidiary Tigo Rwanda - Mint
Airtel’s Rwanda unit to buy Millicom subsidiary Tigo Rwanda  Mint

Airtel Rwanda is said to have signed a $60-70 million deal to Tigo Rwanda from Millicom, making it the second largest telecom firm in that nation.


Wed, 20 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda re-assures its clients amid uncertainty over Airtel takeover - The New Times
Tigo Rwanda re-assures its clients amid uncertainty over Airtel takeover  The New Times

Tigo Rwanda has urged its stakeholders to remain calm saying that business will continue as normal, despite the recent takeover by Airtel.


Fri, 22 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo registers a loss of subscribers in Rwanda - ITWeb Africa
Tigo registers a loss of subscribers in Rwanda  ITWeb Africa

Tigo Rwanda has started the year off as the only one of Rwanda's three telcos to record a drop in active subscriber numbers according to the latest report issued ...


Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Millicom loses mobile services in Africa - Vanguard
Millicom loses mobile services in Africa  Vanguard

SWEDISH telecommunications company, Millicom International Cellular SA, has lost ground in its cable and mobile services in Africa.


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:56:00 GMT
Coming soon to Rwanda: Mobile money transfers across networks - The East African
Coming soon to Rwanda: Mobile money transfers across networks  The East African

Interoperability will lower transaction costs and deepen financial inclusion.


Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SWEDISH MOBILE FIRM UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT FOR ALLEGED UNETHICAL PRACTICES - Zambia Reports
SWEDISH MOBILE FIRM UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT FOR ALLEGED UNETHICAL PRACTICES  Zambia Reports

An international mobile company, Millicom Cellular SA, has come under the spotlight for alleged unethical conduct in its operations in Africa. Millicom ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:33:55 GMT
Rwanda gets first centralised telephone booking system for taxis - IT News Africa
Rwanda gets first centralised telephone booking system for taxis  IT News Africa

Yego Innovision has officially launched Yego 9191, Rwanda's - according to the firm - first centralised booking system for Car and Motorcycle Taxis. As revealed.


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: New Push to Make ICT Services More Affordable to Farmers - AllAfrica.com
Rwanda: New Push to Make ICT Services More Affordable to Farmers  AllAfrica.com

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said it is looking at ways of making farmers access services easily after introducing a series of agricultural ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Rwanda CEO speaks on the country’s telecoms industry - CNBCAfrica.com
MTN Rwanda CEO speaks on the country’s telecoms industry  CNBCAfrica.com

Well a lot has been happening in Rwanda's telecom industry; from the merger of Tigo Rwanda, the second biggest telecom firm in the country by market share ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ecobank appoints MFS Africa as digital payment partner - The New Times
Ecobank appoints MFS Africa as digital payment partner  The New Times

Ecobank bank announced on Wednesday the appointment of MFS Africa as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:53:22 GMT
Airtel's Tigo Rwanda take-over - Independent
Airtel's Tigo Rwanda take-over  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | India's telecom firm, Bharti Airtel, has received regulatory approval to acquire Millicom International Cellular's Rwanda unit, ...


Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Regulator approves Airtel's acquisition of Tigo Rwanda - Developing Telecoms
Regulator approves Airtel's acquisition of Tigo Rwanda  Developing Telecoms

Bharti Airtel's acquisition of Millicom's Tigo Rwanda unit has been approved by Rwanda's Utilities Regulatory Authority. Airtel announced its planned acquisition ...


Mon, 29 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Rwanda, regulator moves to reassure customers after Tigo buyout - ITWeb Africa
Airtel Rwanda, regulator moves to reassure customers after Tigo buyout  ITWeb Africa

Subscribers assured of a seamless consolidation. The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has moved to reassure subscribers of both Tigo Rwanda ...


Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel acquires Tigo Rwanda - CNBCAfrica.com
Bharti Airtel acquires Tigo Rwanda  CNBCAfrica.com

As competition in the telco sector heats up, India-based giant Bharti Airtel announced an agreement with Millicom International Cellular, to take over Tigo ...


Fri, 22 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Executive Watch: Amoateng steps down as Airtel Rwanda MD - The New Times
Executive Watch: Amoateng steps down as Airtel Rwanda MD  The New Times

Philip Amoateng has stepped down as the Managing Director of Airtel Rwanda. Amoateng has been replaced by Amit Chwla, who previously served as the ...


Mon, 03 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel subscribers to win millions in new promo - The New Times
Airtel subscribers to win millions in new promo  The New Times

A journalist in one of the cash boxes grabbing as many cash notes as he can after the new conference. Image Zoom. 2 of 2 ...


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Data Prices Compare Between Network Operators in East Africa - Techweez
How Data Prices Compare Between Network Operators in East Africa  Techweez

If you were curious as to what network operators charge for data prices in East Africa, well we have tables for you to check out.


Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda's mobile phone subscriptions grow by 1% - The New Times
Rwanda's mobile phone subscriptions grow by 1%  The New Times

The number of Rwandans using mobile phones increased marginally at the end of July, the latest mobile telephone subscriptions report shows. The report was ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Rwanda Appoints New Boss - Taarifa Rwanda
Airtel Rwanda Appoints New Boss  Taarifa Rwanda

Airtel Rwanda appoints Mr. Amit Chawla as acting Managing Director Mr. Amit Chawla, who has been the Airtel Rwanda Commercial Director, has taken over ...


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Yego centralises telephone booking for taxi cabs in Rwanda - Telecompaper
Yego centralises telephone booking for taxi cabs in Rwanda  Telecompaper

Yego Innovision has launched Yego 9191, Rwanda's first centralised booking system for car and motorcycle taxis. Yego 9191 has been developed with the ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Africa: Airtel Buys Out Tigo Rwanda As It Bolsters Africa Venture - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Airtel Buys Out Tigo Rwanda As It Bolsters Africa Venture  AllAfrica.com

Regional telco Tigo has sold its Rwandan business to Airtel -- its third such sale this year -- in a move seen as an exit strategy out of its African business and a ...


Sat, 23 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel-Tigo To Give Out Rwf120m To Its Subscribers - Taarifa Rwanda
Airtel-Tigo To Give Out Rwf120m To Its Subscribers  Taarifa Rwanda

Airtel-Tigo customers who deposit on the telecom's financial platforms will from this quarter onwards be paid interest on funds held on their Airtel Money and.


Thu, 02 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel to Acquire Tigo Rwanda - PC Tech Magazine
Bharti Airtel to Acquire Tigo Rwanda  PC Tech Magazine

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel, on Tuesday said that it has signed an agreement with Millicom International Cellular South Africa to acquire 100% stake in its ...


Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda Relocates To Kigali Heights - KT Press
Tigo Rwanda Relocates To Kigali Heights  KT Press

Tigo Rwanda – a major telecom company has shifted to Kigali Heights a modern landmark building in the city with more spacious and corporate offices.


Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rises slightly to 75.5% in November - The New Times
Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rises slightly to 75.5% in November  The New Times

Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rate increased marginally to 75.5 per cent in November from 75.2 per cent, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority ...


Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN turns to banks to raise Rwf50bn for network upgrade - The New Times
MTN turns to banks to raise Rwf50bn for network upgrade  The New Times

MTN Rwanda has approached local commercial banks about a Rwf50 billion loan for financing its operations and network expansion, The New Times has ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda gets new general manager - The New Times
Tigo Rwanda gets new general manager  The New Times

Millicom, a leading telecommunications company with over 60 million customers in fourteen countries across Latin America and Africa, has appointed Philip ...


Wed, 11 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rate rises to 74.5% - The New Times
Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rate rises to 74.5%  The New Times

Telecom firms recorded mixed fortunes last month with Tigo Rwanda experiencing a drop in subscribers following many months of gains, while Airtel and MTN ...


Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo's market share increases to 40% in October - The New Times
Tigo's market share increases to 40% in October  The New Times

The country's mobile telephone penetration rate has increased marginally to 75.2 per cent in October, up by 0.7 per cent from 74.5 per cent the previous month, ...


Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo slashes local and international call rates - The New Times
Tigo slashes local and international call rates  The New Times

Mutesi, a Nyabugogo-based businesswoman, has been finding it hard to communicate with her suppliers in the provinces, which has sometimes caused delays ...


Thu, 18 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda telcos move to interconnect mobile money systems - ITWeb Africa
Rwanda telcos move to interconnect mobile money systems  ITWeb Africa

National Bank of Rwanda expected to approve formal request.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
India's Bharti Airtel to acquire Millicom's Rwanda operations - Nikkei Asian Review
India's Bharti Airtel to acquire Millicom's Rwanda operations  Nikkei Asian Review

NEW DELHI - Bharti Airtel announced on Tuesday the signing of an agreement with Millicom International Cellular to take over all its Rwanda operations.


Wed, 20 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Watch Huddersfield v Newcastle Live TV - Global channel listings for Saturday - The Mag
Watch Huddersfield v Newcastle Live TV - Global channel listings for Saturday  The Mag

Find out on which channel you can watch Huddersfield v Newcastle Live TV around the world on Saturday.


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:46:30 GMT
Tigo Rwanda appoints new leader - IT News Africa
Tigo Rwanda appoints new leader  IT News Africa

Tigo Rwanda has revealed the appointment of Chantal Umutoni Kagame as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy-CEO) in Rwanda. She will take up ...


Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
'Mobile 360' Brings Mobile Phone Issues on the Table in Kigali - KT Press
'Mobile 360' Brings Mobile Phone Issues on the Table in Kigali  KT Press

Telecom investors, policymakers and experts will, on July 17 convene to Rwanda for the international mobile communication conference that will discuss ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda offers customers 4G internet on all enabled smartphones - Biztech Africa
Tigo Rwanda offers customers 4G internet on all enabled smartphones  Biztech Africa

Tigo Rwanda has announced the launch of 4G internet services accessible on all enabled smartphones.


Tue, 20 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa triples first quarter profit to $154M - The New Times
Airtel Africa triples first quarter profit to $154M  The New Times

Airtel Africa's profit after tax for the quarter ended March almost tripled to $154.52 million, from $57.5 million in the last quarter of 2016-17. This is the second ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa raises $1.25 billion from SoftBank, 5 others before IPO - Livemint
Airtel Africa raises $1.25 billion from SoftBank, 5 others before IPO  Livemint

Bharti Airtel will use the money from the fundraising to trim Airtel Africa's debt of $5 billion and expand operations in that continent.


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Success in business is about analytics through technology, says PesaChoice boss - The New Times
Success in business is about analytics through technology, says PesaChoice boss  The New Times

Davis Nteziryayo is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of PesaChoice Company, a technology based firm that operates in five countries–Rwanda, ...


Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Winner of Rwf8 million in Tigo promo to start a small-scale business - The New Times
Winner of Rwf8 million in Tigo promo to start a small-scale business  The New Times

friday, July 21 started like any other day for Delphine Nyirangirimana Irangaza. However, by dusk the life the primary school teacher had significantly changed ...


Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom to join Rwanda internet connectivity market - The New Times
Vodacom to join Rwanda internet connectivity market  The New Times

Vodacom Group, one of Africa's largest mobile communications group, is entering the local market to offer connectivity services.


Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Three innovative social entrepreneurs win Rwf24.6m Tigo Changemakers contest cash - The New Times
Three innovative social entrepreneurs win Rwf24.6m Tigo Changemakers contest cash  The New Times

Three innovative social entrepreneurs have won a total Rwf24.6 million in this year's Tigo Digital Changemakers competition. Origene Igiraneza, Alain Patrick ...


Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda Telecoms Market Down, But Opportunities Remain - Fitch Solutions
Rwanda Telecoms Market Down, But Opportunities Remain  Fitch Solutions

Key View. Rwanda has fallen out of the top ten most lucrative markets on our Telecoms Risk/Rewards Index for this quarter. The main factors which have ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
90% Of International Money Transfers To Rwanda Go Through Mobile Money—Survey - Taarifa Rwanda
90% Of International Money Transfers To Rwanda Go Through Mobile Money—Survey  Taarifa Rwanda

New data reveals that 90% of international money transfers to Rwanda go through mobile money wallets. A report released this Tuesday by one of the world's.


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Telcos in Rwanda want government to allow them roll out cross-network mobile money transfer - TechTrendsKE
Telcos in Rwanda want government to allow them roll out cross-network mobile money transfer  TechTrendsKE

Telcos in Rwanda are seeking approval from the relevant government body in the country to roll out mobile money interoperability.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Executive Watch: Kabandana appointed country manager Ericsson Rwanda - The New Times
Executive Watch: Kabandana appointed country manager Ericsson Rwanda  The New Times

Swedish based ICT company Ericsson has named Jacques Kabandana as the head of its branch in Rwanda. This is the first time a local is appointed Country ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Millicom hails result of business turnaround plan - Mobile World Live
Millicom hails result of business turnaround plan  Mobile World Live

Millicom talked up the success of its business transformation and investment in data infrastructure across Latin America, as net profit from its continuing ...


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
KVCS introduces cashless parking fee payment solution - The New Times
KVCS introduces cashless parking fee payment solution  The New Times

Are you one of the motorists that dread the sight of parking attendants across the city and its suburbs? Worry no more. You can now pay all parking fees and ...


Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Vice President says drone delivery service is a national priority - BusinessGhana
Vice President says drone delivery service is a national priority  BusinessGhana

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday waded into the debate about the use of drones to distribute blood and...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 02:05:50 GMT
Tigo concert thrills music lovers as telecom rebrands - The New Times
Tigo concert thrills music lovers as telecom rebrands  The New Times

They say there is no easier way to communicate a message to the public than through music and that is what exactly telecom company Tigo Rwanda did as it ...


Mon, 31 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Launches New Way to Use Facebook Free of Charge - KT Press
Tigo Launches New Way to Use Facebook Free of Charge  KT Press

Tigo Rwanda has today announced a new product that will allow customers to use social media free of charge. 'Facebook Flex', the product that is only available ...


Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
What the rise in cross-border money transfer means for the economy - The New Times
What the rise in cross-border money transfer means for the economy  The New Times

The number of people doing cross-border transfers is progressively growing and this is due to a number of factors, including the political will to integrate the ...


Tue, 13 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Cashless economy drive gets boost as BPR unveils new digital banking solutions - The New Times
Cashless economy drive gets boost as BPR unveils new digital banking solutions  The New Times

More Rwandans will now be able to access digital financial services, including micro-loan and bulk money transfer, following the unveiling of new drive to roll ...


Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
RURA warns against SIM card fraud - The New Times
RURA warns against SIM card fraud  The New Times

There may be phone numbers that are registered on your SIM card without your consent; dial *125*Identity Card number# to find out. In order to deregister these ...


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How telecoms are promoting a savings culture in Rwanda - The New Times
How telecoms are promoting a savings culture in Rwanda  The New Times

Your phone is no longer just a device used for making calls or surfing the internet; you can now use it as a platform to boost your savings under different products ...


Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Four years later, 95% of Rwanda covered with 4G Internet - The New Times
Four years later, 95% of Rwanda covered with 4G Internet  The New Times

Delegates during TAS2018 breakfast session at KCC. Image Zoom. 2 of 8. CTIO receiving ISO 27001 certification on behalf of KTRN. Image Zoom. 3 of 8 ...


Wed, 09 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo, Western Union enable mobile remittances in Rwanda - Biztech Africa
Tigo, Western Union enable mobile remittances in Rwanda  Biztech Africa

Tigo Rwanda and Western Union have announced the launch of a new *service* that allows reception of international remittances directly into mobile through ...


Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
SPENN introduces airtime purchase in Rwanda - GlobeNewswire
SPENN introduces airtime purchase in Rwanda  GlobeNewswire

Blockbonds AS announces today that in addition to the current features, users will now be able to purchase airtime in Rwanda directly from the SPENN app.


Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rate rises to 76.1% - The New Times
Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rate rises to 76.1%  The New Times

Rwanda's mobile telephone penetration rate has inched up by 0.5 per cent to 76.1 per cent in February, from 75.6 per cent the previous month.


Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Social tech entrepreneurs to win Rwf30m funding in Tigo contest - The New Times
Social tech entrepreneurs to win Rwf30m funding in Tigo contest  The New Times

Local social entrepreneurs that use technology to improve society stand to win millions worth of funding to expand their projects, thanks to 'Tigo Digital ...


Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: MTN Turns to Banks to Raise Rwf50 Billion for Network Upgrade - AllAfrica.com
Rwanda: MTN Turns to Banks to Raise Rwf50 Billion for Network Upgrade  AllAfrica.com

MTN Rwanda has approached local commercial banks about a Rwf50 billion loan for financing its operations and network expansion, The New Times has leant.


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Service Excellence Awards recognises best performers - The New Times
Service Excellence Awards recognises best performers  The New Times

Over 40 companies, institutions, and individuals got special recognition after emerging top of their categories at the *Service* Excellence Awards, over the ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Senegal GM describes sale as 'turning point for company' - ITWeb Africa
Tigo Senegal GM describes sale as 'turning point for company'  ITWeb Africa

The finalisation of the sale of Millicom's operation in Senegal eight months after the transaction was announced is described as a turning point by the telco's ...


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda and Reach for Change launch the Changemakers Hub - Biztech Africa
Tigo Rwanda and Reach for Change launch the Changemakers Hub  Biztech Africa

Tigo Rwanda and Reach for Change have launched the Changemakers Hub. This hub, located at the Tigo Headquarters in Muhima, will provide office space ...


Sat, 15 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel to consider IPO for Africa business - Indiainfoline
Bharti Airtel to consider IPO for Africa business  Indiainfoline

Move to help monetize assets when the company is facing strong competition from Reliance Jio.


Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Entrepreneurs get Tigo boost - The New Times
Entrepreneurs get Tigo boost  The New Times

One of the leading telecom companies in the country, Tigo Rwanda, has partnered with Reach for Change, a non-profit organisation, to support social ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Telecom giants lose grip as competition tightens - The New Times
Telecom giants lose grip as competition tightens  The New Times

Rwanda's telecom industry has reached a critical stage in market dominance with the two top players separated by a less than 3-percentage point margin.


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: Mobile penetration one the decline - IT News Africa
Rwanda: Mobile penetration one the decline  IT News Africa

According to the most recent statistics from Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), the country's mobile penetration rate has declined. The report shows.


Mon, 03 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
90% of our money transfers to Rwanda via mobile phones – World Remit - The New Times
90% of our money transfers to Rwanda via mobile phones – World Remit  The New Times

Up to 90 per cent of international money transfers to Rwanda through World Remit come through mobile wallets, a new survey indicates, highlighting the ...


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: Fixed telephone users increase by 44.9 percent - IT News Africa
Rwanda: Fixed telephone users increase by 44.9 percent  IT News Africa

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) latest statistics and Tariff Information in Telecom, Media and Postal *Service* reveal that the number of fixed.


Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC launch cross border money transfer between Rwanda and DRC - PC Tech Magazine
Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC launch cross border money transfer between Rwanda and DRC  PC Tech Magazine

Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC, two subsidiaries of Millicom, have partnered to launch a cross border money transfer *service* between Rwanda and the Democratic ...


Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Tigo to launch a Mobile Money Interoperability Pilot in Rwanda - PC Tech Magazine
Airtel, Tigo to launch a Mobile Money Interoperability Pilot in Rwanda  PC Tech Magazine

Airtel Rwanda and Tigo Rwanda, a subsidiary of Millicom, have announced a partnership to pilot interoperability between their two mobile money transfer ...


Sat, 10 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
How Kigali Jazz Junction has changed Rwandan music scene - The New Times
How Kigali Jazz Junction has changed Rwandan music scene  The New Times

South African musician, Bulelwa Mkutukana, best known by her stage name Zahara, delivered a powerful performance at Kigali Jazz Junction in May, this year.


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Final pitching for mobile money hackathon kicks off today - The New Times
Final pitching for mobile money hackathon kicks off today  The New Times

Top software developers, most of them based in Rwanda, will today (Sunday) pitch their mobile money solutions, culminating into the closure of the fourth edition ...


Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Initial Public Offering Plans On Track, Says Airtel Africa - NDTV News
Initial Public Offering Plans On Track, Says Airtel Africa  NDTV News

The telecom operator said last week that it raised $1.25 billion from six global investors.


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda to rollout financial services in refugee camps - The New Times
Rwanda to rollout financial services in refugee camps  The New Times

Financial institutions and telecommunication firms are set to take their products and services to refugee camps in Rwanda. The move initiated by the Ministry of ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo pioneers 4G roaming in Rwanda - News Ghana
Tigo pioneers 4G roaming in Rwanda  News Ghana

Tigo Rwanda is excited to announce the launch of their 4G roaming *service*, which allows visitors to Rwanda to stay connected via 4G LTE Internet while ...


Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda Open Attracts 180 Golfers - KT Press
Rwanda Open Attracts 180 Golfers  KT Press

The 2017 Rwanda golf Open scheduled for November 15-18 at the Kigali Golf Club in Nyarutarama has attracted 180 local and regional golfers, according to the ...


Sat, 11 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo Cash first in line to accept e-Goverment payments through Irembo - Biztech Africa
Tigo Cash first in line to accept e-Goverment payments through Irembo  Biztech Africa

Tigo Rwanda has announced its partnership with Rwanda Online Platform Ltd (ROPL) for e-Government *service* payments via the Irembo,gov.rw e-government ...


Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
[FEATURED] EXPO 2018: BPR promotes digital banking to encourage cashless economy - The New Times
[FEATURED] EXPO 2018: BPR promotes digital banking to encourage cashless economy  The New Times

At the ongoing 2018 Rwanda International Trade Fair happening in Gikondo at the expo grounds, Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) Atlas Mara stall has ...


Sun, 05 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
[SPONSORED] "Giving people the choice to choose is what is best for the customer" -- Tigo Deputy CEO, Chantal Umutoni Kagame - The New Times
[SPONSORED] "Giving people the choice to choose is what is best for the customer" -- Tigo Deputy CEO, Chantal Umutoni Kagame  The New Times

As Tigo celebrates seven years in Rwanda, we spoke to Tigo Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chantal Umutoni Kagame, to ascertain its achievements as well as ...


Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Cashless economy drive gets a boost as new mobile financial services platform is unveiled - The New Times
Cashless economy drive gets a boost as new mobile financial services platform is unveiled  The New Times

Mobile money subscribers will now be able to transact and make payments on the go following the unveiling of a new mobile financial services platform that will ...


Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: Telecoms Turn to Data as Voice Revenues Dip - AllAfrica.com
Rwanda: Telecoms Turn to Data as Voice Revenues Dip  AllAfrica.com

With growing competition and diminishing voice revenues, Rwanda's telecom firms are increasingly turning to the data market segment to stay competitive and ...


Tue, 01 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda launches new BlackBerry internet plan promotion - PC Tech Magazine
Tigo Rwanda launches new BlackBerry internet plan promotion  PC Tech Magazine

“To enjoy the promotion, prepaid subscribers will choose to subscribe to either a weekly or monthly BIS plan by dialing *347#,” it said. Tigo expects that through ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Telecoms in rat race for voice market segment - The New Times
Telecoms in rat race for voice market segment  The New Times

Telecom services provider, Tigo Rwanda looks to be winning over the telecom voice market segment with this year's first quarter report by the Rwanda Utilities ...


Wed, 01 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo and Rwanda Online launch 'Irembo', an online portal for paying government dues in Rwanda - TechCabal
Tigo and Rwanda Online launch 'Irembo', an online portal for paying government dues in Rwanda  TechCabal

Tigo Rwanda, a subsidiary of the digital services provider, Millicom, has announced its partnership with Rwanda Online Platform (ROPL), a digital agency ...


Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT

Executive Watch: Kabandana appointed country manager Ericsson Rwanda - The New Times
Executive Watch: Kabandana appointed country manager Ericsson Rwanda  The New Times

Swedish based ICT company Ericsson has named Jacques Kabandana as the head of its branch in Rwanda. This is the first time a local is appointed Country ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Yvan Buravan wins Prix Découvertes RFI 2018 contest - The New Times
Yvan Buravan wins Prix Découvertes RFI 2018 contest  The New Times

Arguably the fastest rising local R&B star at the moment, Yvan Dushime Burabyo, better known as Yvan Buravan, is a singer, songwriter and guitarist.


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Privatisation strategy: Did it enhance Africa's economic competitiveness? - The New Times
Privatisation strategy: Did it enhance Africa's economic competitiveness?  The New Times

Recently, the World Bank raised concern about the high fiscal deficit and huge debt burden weighing down many African countries.


Tue, 28 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa triples first quarter profit to $154M - The New Times
Airtel Africa triples first quarter profit to $154M  The New Times

Airtel Africa's profit after tax for the quarter ended March almost tripled to $154.52 million, from $57.5 million in the last quarter of 2016-17. This is the second ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Liquid Telecom acquires Rwandatel assets - IT News Africa
Liquid Telecom acquires Rwandatel assets  IT News Africa

Telecommunications company Liquid Telecom over the weekend concluded the purchase of embattled Rwandatel's assets and businesses. Liquid Telecom is a ...


Mon, 03 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT
26 Pageants Want Crown for Miss Rwanda 2017 - KT Press
26 Pageants Want Crown for Miss Rwanda 2017  KT Press

The search for Rwanda's most beautiful girl has entered another phase after all four provinces have presented their best candidates from the just concluded ...


Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda’s vision of an ICT-enabled economy - Financial Times
Rwanda’s vision of an ICT-enabled economy  Financial Times

Registering a land transfer in an outlying village in Rwanda requires a number of journeys — to the nearest subdistrict office to get forms to fill in, which then ...


Thu, 23 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda reaps fruits of economic reform - African Business Magazine - African Business Magazine
Rwanda reaps fruits of economic reform - African Business Magazine  African Business Magazine

Rwanda's accession to the Commonwealth in November 2009 marked another step in the landlocked African nation engaging with the outside world. The group ...


Sat, 01 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Libya's LAP Green out of Rwandatel deal - IT News Africa
Libya's LAP Green out of Rwandatel deal  IT News Africa

Rwandatel will not be sold to Libya's LAP Green as the company continues to reel during the post-Muammar Gaddafi era. The announcement from Rwanda's ...


Thu, 02 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT
France Hosted Interim Govt after leaving Rwanda - News Of Rwanda Group
France Hosted Interim Govt after leaving Rwanda  News Of Rwanda Group

The government established following death of President Juvenal Habyarimana lost control of Rwanda in July 1994 but not its biggest ally: France; according to ...


Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Meet Seninga, Rwanda's rising football coach - The New Times
Meet Seninga, Rwanda's rising football coach  The New Times

It is almost 13 years since Rwanda last competed at the African Cup of Nations (CAN), which was also the first time.


Sat, 18 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Meet Buravan, the voice behind 'Malaika' hit - The New Times
Meet Buravan, the voice behind 'Malaika' hit  The New Times

Yvan Buravan is a talented upcoming singer, songwriter and guitarist. His first performance was at a junior school talent show back in the day. However, it was ...


Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo launches in Rwanda - IT News Africa
Tigo launches in Rwanda  IT News Africa

Millicom International Cellular (MIC), has launched commercially in Rwanda under the Tigo brand- making it the country's third national telecom . Tigo is.


Mon, 23 Nov 2009 08:00:00 GMT
Safaricom pulls plug on roaming top-up service - Business Daily
Safaricom pulls plug on roaming top-up service  Business Daily

Safaricom has discontinued the roaming airtime top-up *service* allowing subscribers travelling across East Africa to use scratchcards of partner-networks.


Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Startup: Rwanda - August 1, 2007 - CNNMoney.com
Startup: Rwanda - August 1, 2007  CNNMoney.com

Rod Dubitsky sits under an umbrella at a roadside restaurant near the center of Kigali, munching on a plate of cooked bananas, stewed goat, and roasted beans.


Wed, 01 Aug 2007 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel buys up Rwandan mobile masts - Telecoms.com
Airtel buys up Rwandan mobile masts  Telecoms.com

India's Bharti Airtel has bought the mobile masts of Rwandan carrier Rwandatel for $15.5m, after the African firm went into liquidation in 2011.


Fri, 13 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: 7 million users lack mobile phones - IT News Africa
Rwanda: 7 million users lack mobile phones  IT News Africa

MTN Rwanda has about 7 million people who have no access to mobile phones. At least half of them are potential customers. This is according to Yves Kimenyi, ...


Sun, 25 Sep 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Global Internet: Greg Wyler May Beat Elon Musk, Google, Facebook - Bloomberg
Global Internet: Greg Wyler May Beat Elon Musk, Google, Facebook  Bloomberg

Google, Facebook, and Elon Musk want to wire the world. A guy in Florida may beat them to it.


Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Econet’s Liquid Telecom now worth half a billion? - Technology Zimbabwe
Econet’s Liquid Telecom now worth half a billion?  Technology Zimbabwe

On January 12 Last week Altech announced the offloading of an 8.6% stake in Liquid Telecom Holdings to Econet Wireless for a reported $55 million. While this ...


Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Africa: ITU Ranks Rwanda High in ICT Development - AllAfrica.com
Africa: ITU Ranks Rwanda High in ICT Development  AllAfrica.com

Rwanda has been ranked among six developing countries in the world that are most dynamic performers when it comes to ICT development.


Sat, 13 Oct 2012 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Uganda withdraws call block threat - Telecoms.com
MTN Uganda withdraws call block threat  Telecoms.com

MTN Uganda has withdrawn its threat to stop connecting calls to rival network Uganda Telecom (UTL) over unpaid connection fees. Communications Minister ...


Wed, 16 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
PR professional brings his expertise from Manhattan to Monmouth - Asbury Park Press
PR professional brings his expertise from Manhattan to Monmouth  Asbury Park Press

Russell Cheek owns RCM Marketing Communications, Colts Neck.


Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: Access Bank to Open Four Branches This Month - AllAfrica.com
Rwanda: Access Bank to Open Four Branches This Month  AllAfrica.com

Access Bank Rwanda, a subsidiary of Access Bank Nigeria is set to open four new branches in Rwanda this month and early next month as part of its expansion ...


Thu, 21 May 2009 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda: Tycoon Miko Rwayitare is Dead - AllAfrica.com
Rwanda: Tycoon Miko Rwayitare is Dead  AllAfrica.com

Rwandan-South African telecom tycoon Miko Alexis Rwayitare died yesterday in a Brussels clinic after an intestinal operation, RNA has established.


Tue, 25 Sep 2007 07:00:00 GMT
Congolese Musician to Perform in Uganda - AllAfrica.com
Congolese Musician to Perform in Uganda  AllAfrica.com

Popular rhumba star Koffi Olomide is set to perform in Kampala at the Lugogo cricket oval.


Wed, 11 Jul 2018 18:03:33 GMT
Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators - PR Newswire
Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators  PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Africa - Mobile Voice ...


Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Mayor Robert Garcia wants to transform Long Beach into high-tech hub - Los Angeles Times
Mayor Robert Garcia wants to transform Long Beach into high-tech hub  Los Angeles Times

In the shadow of Long Beach City Hall lies Lincoln Park, a patch of urban grit that has attracted such unflattering online descriptions as "basically a homeless ...


Thu, 02 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Crossed wires in the Libyan telco sector - ArabianBusiness.com
Crossed wires in the Libyan telco sector  ArabianBusiness.com

How do you run a telecoms company in a deeply divided country? Faisal Gergab, chairman of the Libyan Post, Telecommunications and Information Technology ...


Fri, 11 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Libya's powerful economic presence in Africa - Economy - Business - Ahram Online
Libya's powerful economic presence in Africa - Economy - Business  Ahram Online

Under Moamer Kadhafi, Libya has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in a large number of African countries in sectors as different as hotels, ...


Sat, 19 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
FCPA Digest - January 2016 | Shearman & Sterling LLP - JD Supra
FCPA Digest - January 2016 | Shearman & Sterling LLP  JD Supra

The FCPA Digest provides and an invaluable compendium of all Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions and private actions including US ...


Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Zambia : President Sata appoints Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe, Chairman and acting CEO of ZAMTEL - Lusaka Times
Zambia : President Sata appoints Dr Mupanga Mwanakatwe, Chairman and acting CEO of ZAMTEL  Lusaka Times

Lusaka - Zambia: Zambian President Michael Sata has dissolved the Board of Directors of Zamtel and appointed a new Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.


Tue, 24 Jan 2012 08:00:00 GMT

Ruling party's business arm dominates Rwandan economy - News24
Ruling party's business arm dominates Rwandan economy  News24

Rwanda's ruling party has tightly controlled the political sphere for over two decades, but it is also accused of monopolising the economy via its very own ...


Sun, 30 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ecobank – A Leader in Delivering a Cashless Africa - Payment Week
Ecobank – A Leader in Delivering a Cashless Africa  Payment Week

KIGALI, Rwanda, February 15, 2018/ — Millions more people in Africa now have access to financial systems thanks to cashless systems using digital technology ...


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda's mobile phone penetration rate rises marginally in June - The New Times
Rwanda's mobile phone penetration rate rises marginally in June  The New Times

The number of Rwandans with mobile phones increased marginally in the month of June, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority's Active Mobile Telephone ...


Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ebenezer Twum Asante - BizNis Africa
Ebenezer Twum Asante  BizNis Africa

Ebenezer Twum Asante has been Chief Executive Officer of Ghana of MTN Group Limited since July 2015. Asante has been Chief Executive Officer of MTN ...


Mon, 12 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Africa's Top Ten countries with fastest internet speeds - IT News Africa
Africa's Top Ten countries with fastest internet speeds  IT News Africa

Africa has always been viewed as a continent that isn't very connected in terms of internet speeds and the number of users - compared to other parts of the.


Wed, 25 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT

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