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Fiacre Mushimire Niyigena

Fiacre has over 15 years’ experience in emerging technologies policy and their regulatory environment, with a focus on designing web and mobile solutions/tools around maps, payment and coordination, as well as Mobile Money standardisation, security and vulnerabilities.

Before joining Cenfri in 2021 – Fiacre Mushimire Niyigena served as Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA)’s Senior Manager in charge of Technology Innovation. Some of his major responsibilities included the establishment of relevant regulatory frameworks for smooth integration of emerging technologies, applications, and services on Rwanda market, promotion of Innovations through regulations that encourage local innovators, and new business models with the ability to test them.

  • M.Sc. in Information Technology, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.Sc. Computers Sciences – Information Technology, National University of Rwanda

Recent Work by Fiacre Mushimire Niyigena
Time for a bold move? The case for renewed zero-rating of low-value mobile money fees in Rwanda
Rwanda must be cashless by 2024 – that’s the bold target set in the National Payment System Strategy 2018-2024. This policy has strong e...
Impamvu dukwiriye gushakira inyito mu Kinyarwanda amwe mu magambo y’ikoranabuhanga
Abamenyereye iby’ ikoranabuhanga cyane bazakubwira ko hari amagambo menshi usanga akoreshwa muri urwo rwego, udapfa gusanga mu kiboneza-mvugo cy...
What is data-driven decision making and what does it mean for Rwanda?
Nothing illustrates the incredible power of data-driven decision-making more than the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Lamenting the disparit...