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Top African ICT Students Compete to Represent Sub Saharan Africa in Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

Top African ICT Students Compete to Represent Sub Saharan Africa in Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

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The Sub-Sahara African finals of the Huawei Global ICT Competition, under the theme of "Connection, Glory, Future", kicked off on 10 September with an online opening ceremony. It is believed to be the biggest event of its kind in Africa covering 14 countries and attracting over 50,000 students. Globally the Huawei ICT Competition 2019-2020 has covered over 70 countries worldwide, with 150 000 contestants from more than 2,000 universities and colleges. Launched in the region just five years ago, the Huawei ICT Competition has developed into the largest ICT skills competition in Africa. During the opening ceremony attended by industry partners, UNESCO and students, Huawei Southern Africa VP, Liao Yong highlighted the significance of connectivity in the era of social distanc...

Huawei Fulfils its Pledge to Makerere by Donating ICT Study Equipment.

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Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has on 28th August donated ICT study equipment to Makerere University College of Computing and Information Science. This equipment is to aid in the hands-on study in the Huawei ICT Academy that was launched in 2019 at the college. The event that took place at Makerere University College of Computing and Information Science was attended by the Vice Chancellor of Makerere Professor Barnabas Nawangwe, Executive Director of NITA-Uganda Dr. Mugasa Hatwib, Deputy Vice Chancellor Finance and Admin Professor Hisali Eria, Huawei Managing director Mr. Gaofei, the and Principal College of computing Professor Tonny Oyana among others. The Huawei ICT Academy was launched in May 2019 at Makerere University and is to train and certify 1000 ...
Huawei Uganda announces Seeds for the Future Program 2020 edition despite Covid-19 Pandemic

Huawei Uganda announces Seeds for the Future Program 2020 edition despite Covid-19 Pandemic

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By Keefa Nuwahereza Huawei to train top ICT Ugandan Students Online through the newly launched Sky Seeds for the Future.  Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has announced the 2020 edition Seeds for the Future Program known as the “Sky Seeds for the Future” despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The announcement was made by the Public Relations Manager Ms Lina Cao who emphasized that the company shall carry out the program this year through online/e-learning platforms. President Museveni flags off the 2016 Seeds for the Future. Ms Cao encouraged universities in Uganda to recommend their students to take advantage of the world class training program aimed at equipping and nurturing students through exposing them to the latest industry technology trends. Hon. Fr
The absurdity of TikTok spying allegations

The absurdity of TikTok spying allegations

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Opinion By Fabian Schmidt Whether a Chinese, US or European firm runs the platform where people share data makes no difference. If users want to show themselves, everyone will get their data, writes Fabian Schmidt. The zeal with which the Chinese regime collects data is really quite frightening. The Communist Party imposes total surveillance on its citizens that puts to shame even the horror scenarios of George Orwell's 1984. After all, when Orwell wrote his book in 1948, he could not have predicted what the internet era would one day make possible. In light of Beijing's aggressive expansionist policies, we should indeed be worried about protecting our data. Among other things, this means not relying on Chinese G5 technology, as security experts in the West cannot verifia...
Huawei’s ICT Academy, A Fertile Soil for ICT Talent Cultivation

Huawei’s ICT Academy, A Fertile Soil for ICT Talent Cultivation

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By John Peter Olinga Makerere University: In May 2019, Huawei ignited an Information Communications Technology (ICT) Academy in Uganda to improve the number and quality of IT professions in the country. The Academy was a result of a pledge offered by Huawei to H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni during his visit to China, whereby Huawei pledged to train over 1000 Uganda ICT talents through its ICT Academy at no cost for students. Since its launch, the Huawei ICT Academy has attracted thousands of enthusiasts and students with multiple accreditation points mounted at Uganda’s top Universities. Initially, Huawei signed an MOU with Makerere University as the center of the ICT Academy, before seven more Universities joined the race to host regional Academies. Some of the students at the Huaw