Cisco has announced to invest $10 million to support ICT strategies in Africa.
In the first year of this multi-phase commitment, Cisco Systems Inc global networking company will provide US$1.75 million, followed by an additional US$8.25 million over the next three years to target Nigeria, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cameroon, and Kenya. Funding will support ICT strategies designed to enable basic human needs, access to education, and economic opportunity. Cisco had already entered into a partnership agreement with Federal Ministry of Education. Cisco will be assisting the Nigerian government in training and strengthening the skills of about 20000 university graduates.