University students in Ethiopia have received advanced knowledge and experience-sharing education on information and communications technology (ICT) through Huawei's Seeds for the Future Program.
Chinese technology giant Huawei educates college students in Ethiopia in cutting-edge ICT
During the initiative's one-week duration, 66 students from 12 universities in Ethiopia received training. According to a statement released by Huawei on Tuesday, an online graduation ceremony was held on Monday with representatives from the Ethiopian Ministry of Education in attendance.
According to the statement, distinguished lecturers taught students about cutting-edge technology and innovation in critical areas like 5G, networking, and the cloud.
Huawei started the Seeds for the Future Program in 2008 to help communities develop local digital talent worldwide. Over 200 students have participated in the program since it began in Ethiopia in 2016.
The opportunity is designed to cultivate young Ethiopian talent in ICT to support the nation's future, according to Chen Mingliang, CEO of Huawei Ethiopia, who spoke at the graduation ceremony.
Zelalem Assefa, director of ICT and digital education at the Ethiopian Ministry of Education, claims that the Ministry of Education and Huawei have a long history of collaboration on the program.
The official praised Huawei for fostering young talent while congratulating the students participating in this program.