The European Union has pledged its support behind the rural electrification of Tanzania by signing a program worth €50m to support the ambitious project aimed at providing local residents with access to modern energy.
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The United Nations (UN) Environment Program, an agency that coordinates the UN's environment activities, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safaricom, Kenya's largest telecommunications provider, aimed at heightening the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which focus on protecting and conserving the environment.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn looked to collaborate with Huawei to build the ICT industry in Ethiopia during his meeting with the company's chairwoman, Sun Yafang, in Beijing on May 13.
Smart Africa Alliance has entered into an agreement with the world's leading provider of global mobile satellite communications in order to launch a series of digital service initiatives across the Rwandan capital city of Kigali - which has a population of more than one million people.
Rwanda's president has appealed to all leaders in Africa to work together in their efforts to make the continent 'smart'. President Kagame said it was imperative that all leaders in the respective nations across the continent embrace and recognize the benefits of technology that can transform and revolutionize the lives of its residents.