Rwanda launches world’s first blockchain project to track tantalum mining

Rwanda’s mining boss announced on Tuesday the world’s first blockchain project to track tantalum from the pit-face to the refinery, part of a push to woo investors seeking a conflict-free source of minerals. “Blockchain is one of the technologies that has demonstrated capabilities of providing a more efficient and effective way of delivering traceability for …

BRCK, Vanu And Facebook Bring Free Mobile Internet Access to Rural Rwanda

Rwanda is one of the fastest-growing African countries in ICT development and use, and in fact the country seeks to create an ICT infrastructure comparable to those in the developed world to tap into the opportunities the sector presents. A robust ICT industry can thus create wealth, jobs and entrepreneurs. Therefore we applaud the government’s …

More companies adopt .rw domain

Within a period of four months since Rwanda’s Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), “.rw” was formally re-delegated from Belgium, more companies/individuals have started registering their websites under the ‘.rw’ domain. Previously Rwandans had opted for .com, .org, .uk, because “.rw” was managed from Belgium and Rwandans were not aware of the procedures involved to …