Rwanda's Smart Africa Manifesto implementation on course

As a signatory to the Smart Africa Manifesto which was signed during the inaugural Transform Africa held in Kigali in 2013 Rwanda has been keen on using ICT to facilitate the development of various sectors.

As a signatory to the Smart Africa Manifesto which was signed during the inaugural Transform Africa held in Kigali in 2013 Rwanda has been keen on using ICT to facilitate the development of various sectors.

Among the highlights of the manifesto were that nations would put ICT at the centre of their development agenda, improve access to ICTs especially broadband, improve accountability, efficiency and openness through ICT and prioritise the private sector to boost the industry.

Other signatories to the initiative include Burkina Faso, Gabon, Kenya, Mali, Senegal, South Sudan, Chad and Uganda.