Rwanda, Tanzania new ICT pact to pave way for digital transformation projects

The governments of Rwanda and Tanzania signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote transformation projects within the public and private sectors. Prior to the MoU, three bilateral agreements were also signed alongside bilateral discussions to identify possible areas of collaboration in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) including broadband connectivity, cross-border data flows, and Cyber security. ‘Rwanda is expecting to benefit through this strengthened collaboration in terms of the availability of more and better connectivity to the internet, the ability to exchange best practices, and successful digital transformation projects from the public and private sector of Rwanda such as Umucyo e-procurement, Irembo, Cyber security among other innovations that were implemented in Rwanda,’ noted The Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda.