Tag: Technology

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriOctober 23, 2023
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On October 20th, a conference by the Free Tech Institute was held at the Martha Hotel in Bujumbura, to shed light on the importance and perspectives of digitalization in business and how investing ‘seriously’ in digitalization can catapult Burundi’s development In his opening remarks, Belyï Nobel Kubwayo, the Executive Director of Free Tech, host of […]

Avatar photoPrince MusoreMarch 6, 2023
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  Burundi is amongst the African countries set to benefit from Elon Musk’s Starlink technology in 2023. If this actually happens, starlink technology would be a game-changer in Burundi’s Economy as access to reliable internet connections would allow the country to bridge the digital divide, improve economic growth, education, and innovation. Starlink is a satellite […]

Evariste NiyonkuruFebruary 17, 2023
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A 41-year-old Burundian engineer who works for the globally renowned US aircraft manufacturer Boeing was given the prestigious Black Engineer of the Year Award 2023 – BEYA on February 11th, 2023. His success story, enthusiastically received by many Burundians online serves as an inspiration & motivation for young people in Burundi. Let’s learn a couple […]


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