Rwanda launches ‘Made in Africa’ smartphones

Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame on Monday officially launched two new smartphones manufactured in Africa. The new phones are the first “Made in Africa” models produced by a Rwandan based company called Mara Group. Mara X and Mara Z are now available for purchase to consumers. They were showcased in May this year at a Tech summit in Paris. Now on sale they will use Google’s Android operating system and cost $190 (Mara X) and $130 (Mara Z). President Kagame said he hoped the new phones would increase Rwanda’s smartphone usage,…

Read More