By: Our Staff Writer
Addis Ababa( Ethiopia Today) May 29, 2023:Ethiopian students won the third prize in the 7th HuaweiICT Competition Global Final, which took place in Shenzhen, China, from May 24 to May 28,2023.
146 teams from 36 countries participated in the tournament. Two teams, each with three Members participated in the practical track (which encompasses datacom, security, WLAN, and bigdata, storage, AI, OpenEuler, and OpenGauss)and one team in the innovation track.
On theinnovationntrackk, students compete with their own invention ideas, and Ethiopia isrepresented. .in the title “Geez Character Classifier”.
The CEO of Huawei Ethiopia, Mr. Liu Jifan, expressed gratitude for the students accomplishments and reaffirmed Huawei’s commitment to developing the ICT sector andworking towards the future.
The students, for their part, were pleased with their accomplishments andexpressed that the competition provided them with foreign exposure, including a visit to Huawei’s head quarter.
Students from Gondar, Wachemo, Addis Ababa Science and Technology, Adama Science, and
Technology and Addis Ababa Universities have a chance of representing their country at the
global level after the completion of various national and regional contests.
The Huawei ICT Competition aims to drive the development of high-quality ICT talent, select qualified talent for the industry, continuously provide future driving forces, and be active participants. for digital transformation, promote efficient mapping of talent supply and demand, and further contribute to a sustainable talent ecosystem.