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KLab, A Tech and Digital Incubator Becoming a Start-Up Kicker in Rwanda
KLab, The Rwandan Incubator That Turns Ideas Into Start-Ups

The East African ‘knowledge laboratory’, kLab, has been helping young Rwandan entrepreneurs turn simple ideas into fully-fledged start-up companies for the last six years. It already has 200 success stories under its belt, but its founder, Aphrodice Mutangana, isn’t ready to stop there.

In Rwanda, a country where 75% of the population is under 25 years old, getting good professional support can be tough, especially in the tech world. Which is where kLab steps in. This pre-incubator gives young Rwandan entrepreneurs access...

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23-year-old artist earning a living from abstract and realism art

Daddy Ishimwe views art in a unique way to change the world. By using acrylic and oil painting, he has created his own art style that is popular among enthusiasts as “Daddyisme.”

Daddyisme, is a unique style that combines the The African way of living...

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Miss Rwanda 2019: 20 head to the boot camp
20 finalists of Miss Rwanda 2019

The search for Miss Rwanda 2019 entered a decisive stage over the weekend with contestants reduced from 37 to 20, who will reach the grand finale.

The 20 girls picked in a competitive process progressed to the boot camp in the final pre-selection event held on Saturday at PSF Gikondo Expo Ground tent. 

Co-hosted by US-based radio personality Ally Soudi, and RTV presenter Luckman Nzeyimana, the colorful event started at 7 pm shortly after the girls arrived at...

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Umuganda
The nationwide volunteering program that has everyone in Rwanda giving back.

How is it possible for a country to modernise, globalise, and yet stay close to its roots? Rwanda has the answer to that question. The Umuganda national volunteering program has reinvented the community spirit by getting the younger generation to cultivate the same type of strong interconnected relationships that their forefathers enjoyed. 

On the last Saturday morning of each month, Rwandans engage in a program...

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Multiple ways to earn from agriculture; entrepreneur’s experience

Chris Rutinduka is the brains behind ‘Green Plant Company’, a local firm that works in the agriculture sector (growing crops and rearing animals).

His interest in farming developed at a young age, starting with chicken rearing...

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TEDx
Rwanda: a story of transformation

Listen to Robin Martens as he shares the less known yet amazing transformation of the Rwanda after 1994.

As a project manager for SHER, an engineering consulting company involved in hydropower and...

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ICT Innovation
E-Saving platform to help vulnerable youth save

A 23-year-old ICT graduate from University of Rwanda, Bovine Ishemaryayo, recently designed and launched a software dubbed ‘e-Saving’ that seeks to help vulnerable youth, especially those in rural areas to save in Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOs). The initiative targets...

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Coffee
Coffee farmers trained on sustainable value addition

In the last week of October, Sustainable Harvest Rwanda in partnership with the Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) organized the first ever quality coffee processing training in...

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Water solutions
Christelle Kwizera - The startup story of Water Access Rwanda

Water scarcity in Africa remains a big challenge today with millions lacking access to safe water and basic sanitation facilities in Rwanda. To alleviate this problem, Christelle Kwizera founded Water Access Rwanda (WARwanda) in 2014. 

WARwanda is a social enterprise that supplies simple, affordable and durable water solutions in East...

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Entrepreneur’s experience: Starting a pedicure and manicure business

Idi Nuwagaba is one of many young people trying to make a living from practical skills. Having worked in a hair salon before in pedicure...

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Personalities
Rwabigwi is Rwanda’s top youth literacy advocate

A social entrepreneur, Rwabigwi is Rwanda’s top youth literacy advocate. He is the founder of YouLI, a nonprofit that helps young Rwandans enhance their literacy and writing skills. He is also one of the people...

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