Christian Ituze

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Ituze Christian is a Rwandan freelance writer. He has been the editor of I-review, the G.S.O.B school review. He is at his best when writing personality features and on issues that oppress society. His work has appeared in The New Times. Through writing and programming, he believes options are endless. In his spare time, reading, gym, and movies come first.

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A Hotel Manager on How to Work Your Way Up

Jean Pierre Butera discovered a passion for catering and hospitality in a surprising place: peeling potatoes and washing dishes in the back of a restaurant. A chef recognized his potential, and 23 years down the road, in a journey that included stints cooking for officers in Iraq and Olympic athletes in China, he is now the...


Drone Airports to Create Hundreds of Jobs in Rwanda, Says Afrotech Director

When AkilahNet heard about an upcoming drone project based in Rwanda, the first thing that came to mind was opportunities. The project has potential to create hundreds jobs, ease delivery issues, and position Rwanda as a world leader in cargo drone technology. Rwanda was selected as the pilot location for the project, which will establish droneports, essentially...


10 Questions With kLab Community Manager Pacifique Hallelua

Three years ago, kLab opened its doors to Kigali’s innovators and entrepreneurs. Since then, kLab (shorthand for Knowledge Lab) has established itself as the epicenter of Rwanda’s tech ecosystem — a distinction that’s by design. Students, recent graduates, entrepreneurs, and mentors all mingle in the chic urban space on the sixth floor of Kigali’s ICT...


6 Business Opportunities to Score Big During CHAN 2016

The long-awaited African Nations Championship (CHAN) has already kicked off, so it’s prime time for Rwandans to be at the top of their game. Whether businesspeople or students, CHAN presents a golden opportunity for any Rwandan to boost their business and make some money. If you still have doubts, maybe numbers can convince you. Rwanda...


The Founder of SafeMotos on Where to Find Your Next Big Business Idea

SafeMotos is all the buzz in Kigali. The startup connects passengers with safe motorcycle taxis through its smartphone app. The app has been downloaded nearly 4,000 times, and the SafeMotos has raised more than US$130,000 in funding, Rwanda’s largest ever seed round. AkilahNet caught up with SafeMotos co-founder and CEO, Barrett Nash. The startup isn’t Barrett’s...


Rwanda’s Premier Pastry Chef on Why Each Employee Is an ‘Exquisite Choice’

Edwin Ndizeye started from scratch, quite literally. “From steward to chef, it takes eight steps, and I went through all of them in less than a year,” says Ndizeye on climbing the ranks at the Kigali InterContinental Hotel, now Kigali Serena Hotel. Years later, that same drive, would lead Ndizeye to open Tally, a bakery cafe...