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Telecommunications provider Huawei has said it is well positioned to share best practices and latest ICT solutions with Africa.

The remarks were made while speaking on the sidelines of an African Union (AU) ministerial meeting on communications and ICT in Addis Ababa, Ethipoia by Huawei senior vice President Charles Ding.

He said his company is working hard with the company’s partners on the continent to build a better connected Africa and Huawei has been capitalizing on introducing new technologies to bridge the digital divide and serve the digital revolution in Africa, said Ding.

Huawei could cooperate with African countries in the development of ICT infrastructure, mobile broadband, fixed broadband, and other areas of ICT to transform existing industries into more efficient ones.

Ding revealed that in the last five years, Huawei has trained 15,000 African engineers at its seven training centers in Africa, and announced that over the next five years it will train more than 1,000 people in China under its ICT talent cultivation program.

Huawei has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the African Union (AU) to jointly enhance ICT literacy, capacity and ICT infrastructure development in Africa.

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