Hope Magazine News http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php articles from Rwandas first daily. Copyright Hope Magazine en-us http://www.hope-mag.com//images/logos.jpg Hope Magazine http://www.hope-mag.com/ Bugesera and Nyarugenge families given solar energy by police http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3075 108 households in Buhara Village in Ngaruka Sector, as well as Mugorore Health Centre, in Bugesera have received solar energy in the context of Police Week. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 25th May 2017 RwandAir to receive fourth Boeing 737-800, start London flights http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3074 RwandAir is expecting the delivery of another new Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft equipped with inflight connectivity. The plane will land in Kigali next Sunday, 28th May, and will increase the company’s fleet to 12 aircraft. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 25th May 2017 BPR named Best Bank in Rwanda at East African bank awards http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3073 Banque Populaire du Rwanda, part of AtlasMara (BPR AtlasMara), has won the Best Bank in Rwanda 2017 award in the Banker Africa Awards for the East African region. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 25th May 2017 EA manufacturing summit seeks to boost industry http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3072 Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has called on the East African private sector to take the lead in improving manufacturing in the region. He was addressing over 500 delegates attending the East African Manufacturing and Business Summit, which opened on Tuesday in Kigali and runs until 25th May. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 24th May 2017 RNP launches campaign to promote road safety http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3071 The police on Tuesday launched a campaign to improve road safety, starting with discussions with motorcyclists on the subject and persistent issues within their cooperatives. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 24th May 2017 Inmarsat empowers Rwandan students to harness Internet of Things http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3070 Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced the commencement of its Smart Cities Education Programme, a range of initiatives designed to educate and empower students and entrepreneurs in Africa. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 24th May 2017 Police help communities improve sanitation http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3069 In the context of Police Week 2017, members of the force this weekend joined residents and local leaders in community sanitation activities as well as construction of clean water sources and renovation of houses. - Hope Magazine Monday, 22nd May 2017 Crystal Telecom approves dividend of Rwf 1.5 billion http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3068 Crystal Telecom has approved a dividend of Rwf 1.5 billion equivalent to Rwf 5.5 per share during its Annual General Meeting held on 19th May. This represents 20% pay-out on MTN audited IFRS-based net income in respect to the year 2016. - Hope Magazine Monday, 22nd May 2017 Microsoft to deliver Microsoft Cloud from datacentres in Africa http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3067 Microsoft has announced it will deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa. This new investment part of the company’s mission to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more, and a recognition of the enormous opportunity for digital transformation in Africa. - Hope Magazine Friday, 19th May 2017 Smuggled minerals found in Rutsiro http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=&a=3066 173 kilogrammes of untagged minerals have been intercepted in Rutsiro District as they were being smuggled to Kigali. - Hope Magazine Friday, 19th May 2017 Digitata Insights launches mobile marketing platform through MTN Rwanda http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3065 Digitata Insights, a subsidiary of Digitata Limited, a multinational technology company that delivers intelligence in the mobile telecommunications and digital media arenas, has launched the MeMe mobile marketing solution, in partnership with leading mobile network operator MTN Rwanda. The platform went live Friday 12th May. - Hope Magazine Friday, 19th May 2017 Security Symposium recommends ownership of African problems by Africans http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3064 Participants in the National Security Symposium 2017, which ended on Wednesday, have highlighted the crucial need for ownership of African problems by Africans themselves to achieve peace and sustainable development on the continent. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 18th May 2017 MTN acknowledges receipt of fine notification from Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3063 MTN Group Media Release - MTN Rwanda Wednesday, 17th May 2017 Police Week 2017 gets underway http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3062 The police on Tuesday officially launched the Police Week, a month-long series of community development and anti-crime awareness activities as part of its 17th anniversary. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 17th May 2017 Tigo Rwanda reduces local and international call tariffs to Frw 35/minute http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3061 Tigo Rwanda customers can now call anyone on any of the three mobile networks in the country at a rate of only Frw 35 per minute. The same affordable tariff also applies to all calls made to the USA, India, China and Canada. - Tigo Rwanda Wednesday, 17th May 2017 Rwanda’s growth outpaced sub-Saharan Africa – IMF Team http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3060 An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team on Monday completed the seventh and second reviews of Rwanda’s Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and Stand-by Credit Facility (SCF). The team, led by Laure Redifer, visited Kigali from 2nd to 15th May. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 16th May 2017 Internet of Things network test under way in Kigali http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3059 Inmarsat, a leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, is deploying LoRaWAN (a form of low-power wide-area network) infrastructure around Kigali to support the capital’s flagship smart city project. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 16th May 2017 Tea cooperative manager arrested over embezzlement of Rwf30 million http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3058 Police in Nyamasheke District is holding the former manager of Cotega, a cooperative of tea farmers, in connection with embezzling about Rwf 30 million. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 16th May 2017 International forum to explore business opportunities for sustainable landscapes http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3057 Targeting project developers and business champions from East Africa and investors from all over the world, the first Forest and Landscape Investment Forum (FLIF) starts on Tuesday in Kigali. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 16th May 2017 BRD-sponsored EA housing finance seminar examines affordable housing http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3056 The first East African Housing Finance Seminar, sponsored by the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD), was held in Kigali last week and brought together stakeholders to discuss ways to make houses affordable for all citizens, especially through residential Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). - Hope Magazine Monday, 15th May 2017 Engen staff visit Kigali Genocide Memorial http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3055 Staff of fuel marketer, Engen Rwanda on Friday visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial Site as they marked this year’s commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis in which over 1 million people lost their lives. - Hope Magazine Monday, 15th May 2017 Microsoft addresses opportunities that technology presents for Africa http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3054 Microsoft has stepped up its commitment to the digital transformation of the public sector in Africa, joining government decision makers from across the continent at the Transform Africa 'Smart Cities: Fast Forward' summit, in Kigali. - Hope Magazine Monday, 15th May 2017 UAE Exchange staff honor victims of genocide http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3053 In this period of the commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsis, the staff of UAE Exchange visited Kigali Genocide Memorial and later offered food assistance to genocide survivors in Kanombe’s Rugunga sector. - Hope Magazine Friday, 12th May 2017 Transform Africa: How technology can make cities smarter http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3052 As part of the on-going Transform Africa Summit, Rwanda has unveiled the Smart Cities Blueprint, a framework that aims to serve as a catalyst to fast-track ICT-driven initiatives in cities across Africa. - Hope Magazine Friday, 12th May 2017