Rwanda signs e-government deal.

Author:Dalby, Alexa
Position:Brief article

The Rwandan government has signed an agreement with Swedish information technology company Ericsson to support an 'e-government' initiative, according to the firm. Under the deal, Ericsson will assist the country's attempts to streamline the delivery of healthcare, education and other services using mobile and online platforms.

The government also hopes that the initiative will help to build a base of ICT skills within the Rwandan workforce, helping the country to establish itself as a technology hub for the East African region.

Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the country's minister...

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