Cyber crime on the rise in Rwanda
Rwanda's Investigation Bureau revealed that crimes related to cyber fraud led to economic losses $6.6 million last year. They further revealed that at least 113 cases of cyber-crimes of which 64 were committed in the City of Kigali were recorded in 2018 leaving many people counting losses. AthanTashobya, Analyst joins CNBC Africa for more.
How technology is changing the business landscape in Rwanda
Hot off the heels of the Transform Africa Summit that took place in Kigali last week, CNBC Africa speaks to an IT entrepreneur Ernest Kayinamura, CEO of Hexakomb whom has being navigating the ICT sector in Rwanda for the past 7 years, about the deals being signed as Rwanda barrels towards being a knowledge-based economy.
Rwanda: From street kid to Paralympian
Rwanda's legal framework outlines the rights of people with disabilities, but in everyday life, especially in rural areas, life as child with a disability is not easy. When Theogene Hakizimana became disabled at the age of 8, he dropped out of school and was forced to live on the streets. But his life soon changed.
Bridging the digital divide in Rwanda
Rwanda targets to have 100 per cent internet access by 2020 and is investing heavily into becoming an ICT Hub. Joining CNBC Africa to understand how the digital gender divide can be bridged is Dominique Mvunabandi, Director of Science and Technology Unit at Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO.
German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags
The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival.
Rwanda tourism industry gets a boost
Rwanda's tourism sector got a sizeable boost as a massive 25 year concession deal between the Rwanda Development Board and Imizi EcoTourism Development was concluded. The agreement will see the installation a multi-phased conservation and tourism management program in Gishwati-Mukura National Park in the West of the Country.
Rwanda: Children of genocide grapple with horrors of past
Twenty-five years ago, the genocide in Rwanda resulted in the deaths of nearly a million people. Most were Tutsis killed by Hutu militias. The children of victims and perpetrators alike grapple with the horrors of the past while hoping for a better future.
'Wild West' days of internet over, Sen. Warner Says
Senator Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat, discusses a bipartisan bill that would ban "manipulative" design features and prompts that let large websites "trick consumers into handing over their personal data."
Rwanda’s genocide widows: 'I never thought of replacing my husband'
A village on the outskirts of Kigali has become home to 140 windows. They are still grappling with the loss of their husbands in Rwanda's genocide 25 years ago. DW's Isaac Mugabi spoke to the women.
Rwanda genocide: The unforgettable numbers that shaped Rwanda's history
On April 7, Rwanda observed the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, which saw 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus killed in 100 days by the Hutu-led government and ethnic militias. Here is how the one-time failed state rose from the ruins of genocide to become one of Africa's economic powerhouses.