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Rwanda to house Africa’s newest smart city

Published on March 06, 2015

Nairobi recently emerged the smartest city in Africa, creating in the process an incentive for other continental cities to join the bandwagon. In a very recent development, the Government of the Republic of Rwanda has entered into an official agreement with Ericsson, a key Communications and Technology Services provider, to kick-start the smart Rwanda project.

The project will be a critical enabler of the Rwandan vision 2020 and its attendant mid-term economic development and poverty reduction (the EDPRS II) and the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector strategic plan for 2013 to 2018. The initiative is a government effort aimed at applying the power of ICT in the development agenda to transform the social and economic development of the country. Read more. Source | Ventures Africa