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ICT Ministry Reviews Egyptian-African Cooperation Programs

Egypt’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) has reviewed the programs of cooperating with the African countries, in the framework of the ministry’s strategic plan which depends on expansion in the African market. The ministry launched a number of initiatives in 2012; aiming at cooperating with the neighborly countries in transforming the information Technology and making use of the Egyptian experiences in technology.

The ministry, in its periodic report about the ministry’s performances, added that it will cooperate with Nigeria in using payment services via mobile and banking services via internet, besides taking advantage of South Africa experiences in March 2013. Africa is facing a remarkable challenge in the savers rates, compared to the population density and its weak infrastructure.

Under the Egyptian-African cooperation, the ministry had a number of meetings with the Sudanese and Tanzanian governments during the past three months, over using the creativity and entrepreneurs’ services and taking advantage of the Egyptian experience in building smart villages, and technological communities.

The report elaborated that the ministry of communications had cooperated with Uganda to use the culture of information technology through training as to 3000 students and graduates. The Egyptian ministry cooperated with its Ugandan counterpart to inaugurate a branch for fight the electronic crime (CERT) in Uganda.

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