African Union, Huawei strengthen cooperation on IoT, artificial intelligence
London, June 4, 2019 (AltAfrica)-Huawei and the African Union have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to consolidate their ICT cooperation.
The main objective is to strengthen their partnership in broadband, internet of things (IoT), cloud computing, 5G and artificial intelligence (AI).
The MoU provides new opportunities for the various African Union departments to share Huawei’s experience in ICT project management and delivery in support of continental ICT development in Africa, including cybersecurity, e-health, e-education and other related applications.
This agreement was signed for a period of three years and builds on an agreement signed in February 2015.
Both parties are working together to source local talent to train them for future digital challenges in the technology ecosystem. It also aims to increase employment opportunities for young people by providing them with ICT knowledge and skills.