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Experts meet in Kigali in May to discuss African technology future

Published on April 19, 2017

Rwanda will host the third Transform Africa Summit 2017, from 10th-12th May, that will primarily focus on developing smart cities in Africa using the power of ICT.

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda minister of youth and ICT said that Rwanda’s spearheading the smart cities agenda in Africa was a reason why the country has been chosen to host the high level technology summit for a third time.

“We are expecting to host close to 3,000 delegates from African countries under Smart Africa Initiative and over 300 mayors of cities across Africa to showcase the components of a smart city. We believe that economic transformation of our continent must be driven by the ambition of using the power of technology to increase access to markets and information for business,” he noted. Read more. Source | Coast Week