Huawei and Angolan Government launch “Angola National ICT Star” program


Huawei and Angola’s Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation launched the “Angola National ICT Star” program, offering scholarship recipients the opportunity to study and research in the field.

The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) training program mainly targets undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students with excellent academic performance.

During the launch, Edric Chu, CEO of Huawei Angola, expressed that the program aims to guarantee and accelerate the digital development of Angola, training the technicians that the country lacks.

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“We hope that through joint efforts with industry partners, we can invest in and develop education and expand an ever-widening path of inclusive development, and thus fill the gap that exists as much as possible,” he said.

The head of Ministry of Higher Education, Maria Rosario Braganca, also recognized the urgency of accelerating the training of young people in new technologies.

“I emphasize the importance of qualifying technical and senior staff in the field of ICTs, being aware that it is essential to invest in the sustainable development of technical and personal skills of our young people, to ensure our technological future, in a global context where they will only survive societies capable of accompanying the digital transformation,” she said.

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Huawei has cooperated with 16 Angolan universities, to which it provided teacher training programs and online courses. It built a laboratory and trained 1,000 students, certifying 600 talents.

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