The world's next tech hub: Rwanda?

Young men spar with each other just below an informal settlement in the Rwandan capital, Kigali September 18, 2013 perched on an overlooking hillside east of the city. 

On Mondays we often like to talk big ideas. So how about turning Rwanda into the next Silicon Valley? The country hopes to do just by building what it's calling a "knowledge based economy," with initiatives like infrastructure projects and bringing computing into the country's classrooms. Lerato Mbele of the BBC has the full story.


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