Rwanda Information and Communication Technology Association (RICTA) is set to equip personnel from both public and private sectors; that will ensure the country becomes the region’s ICT hub.
The training that will focus on the fields of routing/networking and Linux system administration, comes as a vital asset as the government and most private entities are providing their services online.
“As Rwanda develops her regional infrastructure, it has becomes more important to be able to build and sustain the country’s capacities for Rwanda to achieve her goal to be an ICT hub,” said
Accordingly, Industry experts will be participating in conference sessions from thought-provoking and visionary keynote presentations to interactive panel sessions, all addressing the most pressing topics.
She says, “The training focuses on popular and emerging ICT Industries while also looking at addressing both the current and future needs of operators in the ICT sector adding that, “We thought it based to equip more technicians in all sectors with informative and practical training.”
The training dubbed Rwanda Network Operators Group (RwandaNOG) mainly features discussions and trainings on a wide range of issues of the Internet which among other things include the current and newest trends in ICT.
Moreover, the Minister of youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana earlier this year said the building of the infrastructures had yielded success and noted that to achieve the ambitious target of the technology lead economy, there is need to increase digital literacy.
As a result, the government has moved in to sign several partnerships with international corporations such as Oracle, Microsoft to help boost digital literacy. The country’s digital literacy still staggers at 3 percent.