Skip links

News Articles

Opinion: How AI can push for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

More than 80% of the world’s population currently lives in low- and middle-income countries. Regrettably, the current model of the pharmaceutical industry offers weak incentives for companies to engage in these markets, which explains why 2 billion people still lack access to basic medicines across the globe.

Rwanda extends tax breaks to manufacturing, construction

Starting January, the Government will roll out tax incentives, for two years, to help stimulate investments in the manufacturing and the construction sectors as well as speed up business recovery from the Covid-19 effects. By Collins Mwai with The New Times Rwanda The relief is

WB to disburse $1.2bn to Rwanda in three years

The partnership framework shows that the $1.2bn that was committed will go into five broad areas; improvement of human capital, improvement of conditions for Private Sector Development, expansion of access to infrastructure and the digital economy. The funds will also go into increased agricultural productivity

Kagame: Tech investments will drive Africa’s future

In the conversation, moderated by the President of the World Economic Forum Borge Brende, President Paul Kagame insisted that investment in technology, particularly technology skills could prepare young people for the future. By Julius Bizimungu with The New Times Rwanda President Paul Kagame on Wednesday,