Rwanda has become a pacesetter on the continent in terms of technological advancement. Cybertech has collaborated with the Government of Rwanda to host the first Cybertech Africa Conference and Exhibition scheduled for the 24th and 25th of March 2020. According to the press release, the Cybertech Africa Conference and Exhibition will serve as a meeting place for local and international decision makers for everything cybersecurity and innovation.
Nelly Mukazayire, the CEO of Rwanda Convention Bureau and Amir Rapaport, the founder and editor-in-chief of Cybertech signed an MoU on the 14th of August 2019 in the presence of Ambassador Ron Adams, the Ambassador of Israel in Rwanda, and Musoni Paula, Rwanda’s Minister of ICT and Innovation.
Mukazayire said at the meeting, “We are excited to announce that we shall be hosting the Cybertech Africa Conference in Rwanda. We extend our gratitude to Amb. Ron Adam, Ambassador of Israel in Rwanda and Amir Rapaport, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Cybertech for choosing Rwanda as the host country of the first ever Cybertech Africa Conference in Africa”.
Rwanda has been at the fore in using technology to advance the quality of life of its people. The country has been on the news for launching a coding academy, and even using drones to increase medical supplies to remote areas.
Rapaport said in the meeting, “It is a pleasure to bring Cybertech Africa Conference to Africa – especially to Rwanda. I thank the Government of Rwanda for accepting to host Cybertech Africa Conference in 2020 as this will be a great platform where many sectors from the latest technology and innovation – given that Rwanda is moving towards the agenda of digitization.”