A Model of Knowledge Economy through ICT in East Africa
Mohammed Yesuf Getu

Mohammed Yesuf Getu, Department of Computer Science, Samara University, Samara, Ethiopia, E-mail: mmm.y2007@gmail.com
Manuscript received on 04 July 2018 | Revised Manuscript received on 23 July 2018 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2018 | PP: 5-9 | Volume-7 Issue-3, July 2018 | Retrieval Number: C1755077318©BEIESP
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Abstract: Telecommunications services square measure the foremost necessary parts within the new information society. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) represent a major challenge in terms of productivity, growth and jobs. Ethiopia is a land of cultural diversity. It is the part of tropical region of Sahara and Sub-Sahara continent. Eighty percent of the population in Ethiopia is living in remote and rural areas, where there is a very little basic facilities are available for daily needs. Ethiopia is the part of African Union and situated at east Africa and referred as horn of Africa. The AU and its Member country should quickly adopt rapidly-developing ICT so as to bridge the e-skills gap and be in a very position to form a true knowledge-based economy. The beginning of the telecommunications market to competition had the impact of a catalyst in a various sector formerly reserved oligopolies. To enhance these developments, the Africa union decision-making authorities have adopted legislation to synchronize with technological and current market requirements.
Keywords: Africa Union, Information Communication Technologies, Knowledge Economy.

Scope of the Article: Wireless Communication