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Driving The Development Of Rwanda’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

Partnership boosts development of Rwanda’s digital payment ecosystem GTBank Rwanda and Mastercard collaboration will result in a stronger digital payment sector in Rwanda To tweet this news, copy and paste: #Rwanda #Mastercard & @gtbankrwanda partnership [...]

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Collaborative Innovation Driving Financial Inclusion in Africa

“Africa is the next frontier,” says Raghu Malhotra, Mastercard’s Middle East and Africa President. Speaking to at the recent Mastercard Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary, Malhotra says that in emerging markets you don’t have the same infrastructure [...]

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Top 10 Historical Sites to Visit in Africa

Africa is not only blessed with warm weather, a variety of wildlife and great people and food, but also with great historical sites that tell the diverse and rich history of the continent. Below are [...]

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#4 – ‘Made in Rwanda’

A top South American technology firm has chosen to make its brand of laptops in Rwanda. Their mission is to increase access to technology in the country, and allow more Rwandans to communicate online from home. [...]

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Educating The Next Generation of African Tech Leaders

Carnegie Mellon University joins Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program to Build Future African Tech Leaders Carnegie Mellon University’s commitment to educating the next generation of African tech leaders and entrepreneurs received a boost today with a $10.8 million commitment from [...]

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WEF Africa 2016 Highlights: Africa Rising; The Fourth Industrial Revolution; and Social Entrepreneurship

The 26th World Economic Forum on Africa took on the feel of the country in which it was hosted: Rwanda. In this way, there were three over arching themes that were explored ‎throughout the meetings: [...]

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Opportunities for Tech Firms

Austin Okere, Executive Vice Chairman of Computer Warehouse Group, chats to CNBC Africa about how indigenous technology companies should position themselves to take advantage of the opportunities in Africa.

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Women Creating Wealth

WEF Co-Chair Graca Machel hosted a panel discussing how to harness the untapped potential of women in Africa, where over a quarter of formal SMEs are said to be owned by female entrepreneurs.

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Digital Transformation and Innovation

Director of Corporate and Legal Affairs at Microsoft 4Afrika, Louis Otieno, chats to CNBC about the 4th Industrial Revolution, and how it's set to help drive Africa's economy forward.

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Rwanda’s Economy Remains Robust

John Rwangobwa, Rwanda Central Bank Governor, chats to  CNBC Africa about what hosting the World Economic Forum on Africa means to the country, and how they have managed to shield themselves from recent sharp declines in [...]