UN trade org's report proposes new path for ICT in Rwanda

3 November 2017

Computing

A newly released Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Review of Rwanda by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says the East African country "must bolster the use of technology in sectors beyond information and communication" in order to sustain annual growth of its economy, which currently stands at 7.8%.

While UNCTAD notes Rwanda's ICT achievements over the years - which includes rollout of a fibre-optic network across the country and mobile coverage that has reached almost 100%, it emphasises that "a broader consideration of the nature of the technological progress of Rwanda is needed." Read the full article on ITWeb Africa here.