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Huawei has partnered with the African Union (AU) to enhance Africa’s ICT capability and infrastructural development.

The company made the announcement at AU’s ministerial meeting on communications and ICT in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, PC Techmag reports.

Huawei said it will co-operate with AU in the areas of ICT development ,infrastructure, mobile broadband, fixed broadband and other areas of ICT to transform existing industries into very efficient ones.

“ICT development will drive tremendous transformation in different industries, and we are looking for partners that can work with us,” said Erastus Mwencha, Deputy Chairperson of AU. “Huawei has an active role and a leader in the industry must have a lot of experience to share.”

Huawei has installed 4G mobile technology in Addis Ababa and is working to expand the infrastructure to other states in Ethiopia. Huawei stated that they’re working with their partners to build a well-connected Africa.

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Olumuyiwa Coker | Author

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