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Sierra Leone’s Information, Communication and Technology Talent Development Program by Huawei, has completed a week-long training for fifty students drawn from various districts across Sierra Leone.

Speaking on the need to foster digital skills capacity development, Head of Public Relationship Department, Huawei Technologies, Julia Qui said the training aims to build the capabilities of graduates while creating employments opportunities and also ensuring no one is left behind in the digitization journey.

Julia Qui said: “This training which comes in an efforts to bridge the gap between industry and academia aims to build the capability of greater ways while creating more opportunities leaving no one behind’’ she asserted”.

She said the Sierra Leone ICT Talent Development Program is designed to empower outstanding graduates with 21st century ICT Skills, enabling them to provide comprehensive digital skills training for secondary school students and traders in the country and with a focus on Cyber Security and Digital Marketing pushing Sierra Leone towards technological advancement.

Minister of Communication, Technology and Innovation, Salima Bah said students acquiring such training knowledge which they can use to explore their full potential in the digital market especially in the international market.

She said: “I promise you that, with this certification you will compete in the international job market. This action speaks directly to Human capital development and youth employment”.

Juanita Koroma one of the beneficiaries happily shared experience on some of the skills learnt during the training, which she assured of using those skills learnt for self-development.

Even though the Sierra Leone ICT Talents Development Program serve as a catalysts for innovation, empowerment and progress, the country still strives towards digital innovations, with hopes to see more of such initiatives.

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