Three Uganda students have scooped awards for topping the first positions in the Huawei global ICT competitions conducted in South Africa.
While awarding the students, the permanent secretary, ministry of ICT and National guidance, Vincent Bagiire, commended the initiative for mobilizing young people for capacity and skills development to make them market-ready in a dynamic world.
The Huawei global ICT competitions attracted countries in the Africa region, with over 50,000 people taking part. Uganda was represented by two network teams, each comprising of three students from different universities.
The permanent secretary, ministry of ICT and national guidance, Vincent Bagiire, commended the initiative and urged Ugandan universities to utilize the available government-created opportunities to inculcate IT to the subscribers.
Bagiire also reiterated government’s commitment to promoting modern technology by establishing an ICT hub, especially for innovators.
The winning team comprises of two students from Muni University in Gulu and one from Lira University.
The competitions take students through networking which is router and amp switch, security plus cloud tracking which consists of artificial intelligence, Big data, cloud computing and storage. The winners are to participate at the global stage early next year in China.
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