Assembly of the African Union 15th Ordinary Session, Kampala, Uganda, 25-27 July 2010

Sectors : ICT
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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“Decision on socio-economic transformation and infrastructure development in Africa: energy, railways, roads and ICT sectors

...6. ENDORSES the recommendations in the above mentioned paper and, more in particular, agrees on the following measures:...

 ...(d) ICT

i) Strategic investment in broadband and its integration in national and regional development strategies;

ii) Establish and operationalise ICT Incubation centres and ICT Parks to harness the economic benefits of increased band width;

iii) Adopt e-government models that have been demonstrated to work elsewhere (Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, etc);

iv) Develop regularly frameworks that promote competition and eliminate entry barriers in order to increase competition, reduce prices, and drive growth.”