The government of Cameroon has decided to include “Huawei ICT Academy” courses into the training program of Higher Institutes of learning.
A Memorandum of Understanding to that effect has been signed between the Ministry of Higher Education and Huawei Cameroon Limited. The Memo was signed Thursday March 25, 2021 in Yaounde.
Higher Education Minister, Prof. Jacques Fame Ndongo, paraphrased the document on behalf of Cameroon while the Vice President of Huawei Sub Saharan and Northern Africa region in charge of Public Relations, Loise Tamalgo, signed for the Telecom Giant.
During the ceremony, the Minister of State, Jacques Fame Ndongo, promised to eased the execution of the Memo.
“The Ministry of Higher Education will facilitate the signing of specific agreements relative to the deal and support Huawei in the training and certification of deserving students of the Huawei ICT Academy.” Fame Ndongo said adding that it is a great assistance to the government of Cameroon.
Talking about Huawei’s investments in Cameroon, the Higher Education boss cited some such as;
– “Seeds for Future” training program for Cameroonian students,
– “Huawei ICT Academy”,
– “Huawei ICT Competition”.
Besides these, and according to the Minister, “Huawei City Academy” has trained some 65 teachers and nearly 1.000 students, and the president of the Telecom Giant has also granted a donation of 2.000 ICT training courses for the year 2021.
Since 2018, Huawei has committed to providing Cameroonians with ICT skills through training of talents and transfer of skills. This has been successful thanks to the government of Cameroon according to Loise Tamalgo, Vice President in charge of Public Relations for Sub Saharan and Northern Africa.
“As a foreign company, the Philosophy of Huawei Cameroon is to participate and support the strategy of the government of Cameroon in the transfer of know-how in ICT to young students so that they are more competent in the job market both nationally and internationally as well as possibilities of self employment”, Loise Tamalgo said.
Worth noting is that fact that “Huawei ICT Academy” is a strategic plan to develop local talents in ICT within the framework of the country’s digital economy plan by 2035 instituted by the Head of State, Paul Biya.
Huawei, which is noted for providing solutions in the information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector, was founded in 1987 with Head Quarters in Shenzhen, China.