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RICTA is a not-for-profit organization representing the Interests of Rwandan Internet Community. It was formed in 2005 with the objective of managing the .RW country code top level domain and the Rwanda Internet Exchange Point. With our impartial position ensures that we enhance and promote Internet usage in Rwanda. Our scope of work is not only limited to managing the .rw registry and Rwanda Internet Exchange Point but also promoting the localisation of local content.

The Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Alliance (RICTA) supports the Rwanda Internet Governance Forum-RW-IGF as a neutral secretariat, endorsed by the RW-IGF multistakeholder organizing committee. RICTA also organises and runs the technical trainings like Rwanda Network Operators Group-RWNOG in order to build the expertise of local engineers. Our close relationship with international organizations on key Internet related issues supports us make the Internet a better place.


To guarantee the best internet user experience to drive digital growth in Rwanda and beyond.


To make .RW the domain of choice within and beyond Rwanda, and RINEX the preferred peering point for local content.


1. Professionalism in our actions towards our customers, partners and all stakeholders
2. Commitment towards achieving our objectives
3. Honesty, integrity and respect for all individuals
4. Excellence in all aspects of our activities
5. Proactive mindset and approach in all our activities
6. Result oriented, let us start and progress with the end result in mind




Meet our CEO, a dynamic seasoned ICT professional with a diverse skill set. She played a crucial role in repatriating Rwanda's Country Code Top Level Domain (RW ccTLD), enabling Rwandans to manage their national identity. Starting as an Engineer at RICTA, she rose through the ranks to become CEO in 2019. Passionate about empowering the next generation, she champions STEM education for young girls and mentors them through internships. She also spearheaded initiatives to equip Rwandan women with digital entrepreneurship skills, meeting the demand for online business innovation. With a drive for community impact, she co-founded Rwanda Operations Group (RwandaNOG) to enhance IT engineers' competitiveness. As a board member of AfTLD and ccNSO, she volunteers to support the global Internet community.


Business Development Manager

Geoffrey KAREGEYA boasts an impressive 14-year career in the dynamic realm of organizational management and operations, having made significant contributions to organizations such as Anglican Church of Rwanda Cyangugu Diocese and currently, Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Alliance (RICTA). Throughout his career, Geoffrey has held pivotal roles in Revenues generation, Human Resources Management, Business operations, Project management, Partnerships, Business negotiations and contract management.
For the past 10 years, Geoffrey has been with Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Alliance (RICTA), where he has served in various capacities. In his current role as Business Development Manager, he holds the reins for driving Revenue Generation, fostering business development, Partnerships and implementing cutting-edge project initiatives.
He earned his Bachelor of Economics degree from National University of Rwanda in 2010
In 2019, Geoffrey was Certified a Compliance Analyst (CCA) by Global Academy of Finance and Management (GAFM), a recognized member of the European Council of Leading Business Schools ECLBS and Accredited by the QAHE International Association for Quality Assurance in Europe and also ISO Certified 29993 and ISO Certified 21001 Educational Body.

Vanessa MUTETE


Vanessa Mutete holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from AUCA and is currently pursuing her CPA certification at the Intermediate level. With over seven years of professional experience, Vanessa has dedicated two years to auditing and accounting roles and honed her skills further during five years in finance. Passionate about financial management and meticulous in her approach, Vanessa brings a wealth of expertise to every task she undertakes.



Meet Lyse Umutoniwase, a seasoned professional with a Bachelor's degree in Finance from AUCA and currently pursuing her Masters degree in Project Management and Planning from MountKenya University. With over five years of extensive experience, Lyse has honed her expertise in various domains. For two years, she navigated the intricacies of logistics, ensuring smooth operations and timely deliveries. Transitioning to finance, she dedicated over three years to mastering financial intricacies, adept at managing budgets, analyzing data, and optimizing resources. Lyse is driven by a passion for efficiency and excellence, consistently delivering results that exceed expectations.



Isaac Muraganwa holds a BA in International Business and Trade from the African Leadership University in Kigali, Rwanda. He has a proven track record of successfully handling complex situations and delivering work of exceptional quality. His experience includes enhancing market positions, driving financial growth, market research analysis, project management, financial analysis, data analysis, and strategic business development. His dedication to achieving excellence in all aspects of his work makes him a valuable asset in any professional setting.



This is Aime, a dedicated Network and Systems Engineer with a passion for keeping Rwanda connected online. Specializing in Internet Exchange Points (IXP) and Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) operations, he ensures smooth internet access for everyone in Rwanda. Managing the Rwanda Internet Exchange Points (RINEX) and overseeing Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) operations, including the .rw domain, is his expertise. He focuses on optimizing connections and ensuring fast, reliable access to Rwandan websites. Behind the scenes, he’s committed to making your online experience effortless. He plays a significant role in keeping Rwanda's internet running smooth.

Esperant Ntege ISHIMWE


Esperant is a marketing professional with a passion for innovation and strategy. His expertise spans across various industries, digital marketing, branding, and market research. Whether it's leveraging social media platforms, optimising SEO strategies, or designing captivating content, He is committed to delivering impactful solutions that exceed expectations, and he remains at the forefront of the marketing industry, driving growth and success for our clients and partners.

Jabo Bugingo Prosper

Network and System Engineer

Prosper is a skilled Network and Systems Engineer specializing in Internet Exchange Point (IXP) and Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) operations. He's equipped with a solid background in network architecture, system administration, and building resilient and scalable network infrastructure. He ensures the seamless functioning of two of Rwanda's most critical infrastructures, Rwanda ccTLD [.rw] and RINEX. Collaborative and detail-oriented, Prosper contributes to optimizing network and system performance and monitoring, enhancing operability for our organization.