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