My first glimpse of Rwanda was from my seat in the new state-of-the-art RwandAir Airbus A330 – and what a sight it was. It became immediately clear why the country is called ’The Land of A Thousand Hills’, with lush, green slopes stretching all the way to the horizon, interspersed with winding rivers and pristine lakes edged with little villages. By Katrin Rummer

De l’Afrique, on parle toujours des ravages économiques qui y sont causés par les phénomènes de corruption, et de fuite illicite des capitaux, ainsi que de leurs coupables (Etats, multinationales). Par Idriss Linge, Ecofin Hebdo

En marge du sommet Transform Africa 2018, le Rwanda a signé deux accords stratégiques pour déployer des technologies de pointe. Le premier concerne les drones avec une entreprise américaine tandis que le second porte sur la technologie spatiale et géospatiale avec le gouvernement japonais. Par Afrique Exclusive

La Conférence des ministres africains de l’Economie de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique (CEA) des Nations Unies a dit, dimanche à Addis-Abeba (Ethiopie), que la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (Zlec) est un outil puissant pour stimuler l’industrialisation, la diversification économique et le développement du continent. Par APA

The South African cabinet has approved the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) agreement that establishes the common market for Eastern and Southern Africa, East African Community and Southern African Development Community, a cabinet spokesperson said on Thursday. Source: Xinhua

The African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) summit held in Kigali, Rwanda in March 2018 was supposed to be the culmination of former Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah’s dream of a truly united Africa. By Taku Dzimwasha, Africa Business

The International Congress and Convention Association ranked Kigali, Rwanda as the third most popular destination for hosting conferences in African. International Congress and Convention Association released the ranking on Monday, 7th May based on the high number of meetings that hold in the city regularly. By Naija Nomads

Babyl was launched in the East African nation in September 2016 and allows patients to book doctor’s appointments, pick up prescriptions and access their medical records via an app. By Ali Parsa