AU experts undergo training in China under Huawei-sponsored program

2 June 2017

Computing

ADDIS ABABA, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese tech giant Huawei on Friday sent the 3rd batch of 10 technical experts of the African Union (AU) to China for a two-week training on information and communication technology (ICT) sector.

Huawei and AU signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in January 2015 for cooperation between the two sides in the area of ICT and capacity building for the African continent.

In the implementation of the MoU, under the initiative dubbed "Seeds for the Future", Huawei has been organizing training and experience sharing visits for African experts in China, aiming also at familiarizing the experts with latest technologies in the ICT area.

The participants in the 3rd batch took part a pre-departure orientation and guidance by Huawei, AU, and the Chinese Mission to AU on Friday at the AU Headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Read the full article in New China here.