Speaking at the end of the 14th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of AU in Ethiopia on Tuesday, wa Mutharika said, giving ICT special attention would play an important part in the development agenda of the union.
He said “no child should die of hunger and malnutrition”, elaborating on the summit theme: “Information and Communication Technologies in Africa: Challenges and Prospects for Development”.
Wa Mutharika also outlined the priority areas to be considered as an immediate plan of action for the next three months. These included the putting in place of food security programs to alleviate poverty in the next five years, the need to develop transport and telecommunications and connect countries through ICT and the development of energy.
by Ahmed Haile