The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) serves as a platform for multi-stakeholder dialogue and a catalyst for coalition and action towards building robust innovation ecosystems in Africa. By PR

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Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has told the annual Transform Africa Summit (TAS) in Kigali this week that while there is no doubt that technology is the foundation of modern and high-income economies, it is not a universal remedy. By Matshelane Mamabolo

Les ministres de l’Economie et des Finances des dix pays (Côte d’Ivoire, Bénin, Ethiopie, Maroc, Guinée, Ghana, Sénégal, Egypte, Tunisie et Rwanda) prendront part à une session qui les verra défiler devant les investisseurs. Par Emmanuel Akani

The Board of the African Development Bank Group has approved a loan of US $30 million to support the establishment of Rwanda Innovation Fund (RIF). Source PR

« L’Alliance solaire internationale propose les outils pour atténuer les risques de défauts de paiement et envoie un signal important aux marchés : l’énergie solaire est un business viable ».

The design for the cross-border Isaka-Kigali standard gauge railway has been changed from previously agreed diesel-powered trains to electric locomotives, Rwanda and Tanzania transport ministers announced here on Friday. Source Xinhua

A local technology company, Netcoms, has partnered Rwandan-based Telecoms Company Pascal Technology to roll out ICT and cashless business solutions in the country. Par Prince Sunduzani, Business Reporter