Uganda signs technology agreement with Microsoft

(Ecofin Agency) – The Republic of Uganda, represented by its Ministry of Information, Science, Technology and National Orientation, signed a memorandum of understanding with Microsoft on 12 November 2018.

Through this collaboration, American technological society will help the country to create an environment conducive to the transformation of the national ICT landscape for socio-economic development.

"We are committed to provide technical support to the Ministry of ICT and national guidance to equip the government's innovation nodes with the tools and skills needed to build a 21st-century ecosystem of developers in the region. technical excellence, Uganda will be well prepared to develop next-generation applications Initiatives such as our Partner Skills Hub, as well as the identification of the right AppFactory model will play a key role in the implementation of this solution . "said Sebuh Haileleul, country manager for Microsoft East Africa.

According to Minister Frank Tumwebaze (photo), Microsoft will contribute to the realization by the country of its vision of development through ICT by 2040. He stressed that it is an important step because it will transfer the skills and improve the quality of local innovators, so that the country can also export innovations.

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