In Rwanda, a new smartphone factory has started its operations. The opening of the brand-new manufacturing location of Mara Phones was welcomed by Rwandan president Paul Kagame.
The Mara Phones manufacturing plant is a new local production location for mobile phones; local production will offer an alternative to costly import. According to The East African, the first already rolled of the assembly line in October.
The availability of ‘Made in Rwanda’ Mara Phones is positive news for Rwanda, according to the president. “The introduction of Mara Phones will put smartphone ownership within reach of more Rwandans”, Kagama told his followers in a series of tweets about the factory launch.
According to the report, Kagame said: “The Mara Phone joins a growing list of high-quality products that are made in our country… It is another milestone on our journey to high-tech, ‘made-in-Rwanda’ industry.”
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