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Rwanda: Turning beetroot into wine

Assumpta Uwamariya has found a way to upscale the Rwandanwine industry with an unusual ingredient. Instead of grapes and bananas, which are commonly used in...

Rwandan entrepreneur killing two birds with one briquette

Delivered by DHL As a child, every morning before school, Jean Bosco Nzeyimana – who lived in a poor, rural village in Rwanda without electricity or decent infrastructure...

Rwandan students build a multi-million financial institution

Former Rwandese students have turned a savings and investment club into a multi-million financial institution, which has created employment and boosted members’ incomes reports...

World’s first drones for medical supplies launched in Rwanda

The first medical supply of remotely piloted aircraft, popularly known as drones, will be launched in Rwanda. The pioneer project, in Muhanga District in...

Solar company bringing the ‘modern lifestyle’ to rural Rwanda and Tanzania

Berlin-based solar company Mobisol has sold 40,000 home solar systems to mostly low-income earners in off-grid locations in Tanzania and Rwanda – and is...

Meet The Team of Brains Behind Rwanda’s First Drones, Looking to...

At the 10th annual gorilla naming ceremony – Kwita Izina in Kinigi, Musanze in July 2014, one thing stood out: the presence of a...

Start-up snapshot: Building mobile tech solutions in Rwanda

Start-up: HeHe Labs Clarisse Iribagiza, 27, is co-founder and CEO of Rwandan mobile development firm, HeHe Labs. Based in Kigali, the company builds mobile solutions...

From bedroom to boutique: Handmade fashion with a Rwandan heart

When Christine Mbabazi started designing clothes in her bedroom in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, she had big ambitions. Now the owner of her...

Rwanda makes nappies from banana leaves

Blessed with thousands of banana plants, a village in Rwanda has found an innovative way of transforming the leaves from the vast plants to create...

Rwandan Doctor Paulin Banguti Wins International Innovation Award

Rwandan anaesthetists, Dr Paulin Ruhato Banguti, has become one of the inaugural recipients of the WFSA Innovation Award. This is the first such award...