Young women breaking into the male-dominated ICT world

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It was a bright morning in March 2010, when a group of tech-savvy youths converged at a small hall in Nairobi to discuss innovation and technology. Four young women exchanged...

New tech app to boost national agric targets

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A new information and communication technology-leaning project has been rolled out in the framework of improving the resilience of smallholder farmers in the country. Smallholder farmers are considered the backbone...

Bank of Kigali’s ‘TecHouse’ to drive bank’s innovation agenda

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Yesterday, Bank of Kigali unveiled a new subsidiary, ‘BkTecHouse’ expected to drive the bank’s innovation agenda. The launch of BkTecHouse follows another subsidiary (BK General Insurance) that the bank recently...

Compulsory public e-Procurement takes effect in July

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Beginning July this year, suppliers seeking tenders in public agencies will only be able to submit their bids through an e-procurement system. The move will see about 150 public budget...

Report ranks Rwanda third in science, technology and innovation capacity in Africa

A new continental report has ranked Rwanda third on the continent as far as science, technology and innovation (STI) capacity is concerned.

Poor technology hindering rural women entrepreneurship – study

Lack of modern technology for use in the production process continue to block more rural women from realising their entrepreneurial potential; leading them to resort to traditional methods and techniques,...

Rwanda's technology contest Ms Geek goes continental

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Designed to inspire Rwandan girls to be a part of problem solving for the country using technology, and pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), Ms Geek Rwanda...

Phone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy, study shows

A new smartphone attachment can evaluate a man's semen and determine his level of fertility with up to 98% accuracy, a new study has showed. The new technology -- consisting...