Here they are; the 5 Pivot East 2015 winners

m:lab has announced the winners of its 2015 East African mobile startups pitching competition, Pivot East, held in Nairobi. Winners emerged in five categories with four from Kenya and one from Rwanda.

EDITORIAL: The menace called ‘Radio Biafra’

The disturbing signals from a radio station in southeast Nigeria called Radio Biafra evoke memories of the tragedy that took place in Rwanda twenty one years ago. The post EDITORIAL: The menace called ‘Radio Biafra’ appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Partnership Between Tigo and Bank of Kigali Links Up Their Financial Services

Tigo Rwanda has announced its partnership with Bank of Kigali to tie up its Tigo Cash services into Bank of Kigali customers accounts. ITnewsAfrica reports that the partnership will enable customers make financial transactions between Tigo Cash wallets and Bank of Kigali bank accounts.

Three African Countries and Business Leaders Launch $5 million Regional Scholarship and Innovation Fund

The governments of Senegal, Ethiopia and Rwanda, and the Africa Business Champions for Science, a group of African businessmen, have launched a $5 million regional scholarship and innovation fund for Africa. According to a press release made available to TechCabal, the fund will be channeled through World Bank’s Partnership for

Mobile Connectivity Kiosks ‘EKOCONNECT’ to Debut in Rwanda

Ericsson, Coca-Cola, Tigo and SolarKiosk are partnering on a  social enterprise initiative called ‘EkoConnect’ that is designed to provide safe water, solar power, mobile communications as well as basic goods and services to underserved communities in Rwanda.