The logo for China-based networking and telecommunications company Huawei is pictured at the ITU Telecom World in Geneva in this October 24, 2011 file photo. China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd HWT.UL, the world's No.2 telecom equipment maker, expects its 2012 revenues to exceed $35 billion, up 10 percent from a year earlier, its acting CEO Guo Ping said. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/Files

The Chinese multinational firm, Huawei announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015, that 1000 students will join in its technical training program ‘Seed for the Future’ over the next five years, reports TechMoran.

The training will focus on equipping African students on ICT technologies and solutions.

Charles Ding, senior vice president, Huawei, mentioned in the TechMoran report that “Governments in Africa need to develop a vision of boosting connections. They need to invest or facilitate investments into national broadband plans and train technical talents, this will create jobs, boost economic growth and secure Africa’s future.”

Huawei works with local governments and universities to send students overseas to gain or gather work experience with the best ICT equipment. The telco recently launched the Seed for the Future initiative in Uganda, sponsoring ten students to its HQ in Shenzhen, China.

In the second quarter of 2014 Huawei technologies in Kenya signed an MOU with the ICT authority (ICTA) under the ‘Seeds for the future’ platform to provide internship, training and mentorship opportunities to top 100 university students over the next 3 years while incorporating tours for top interns to China for further training.

Source: Techmoran

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