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Technology giant Huawei has entered a deal with the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) that will see ICT transformation capacity in Africa boosted.

According to the penned Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),  Huawei will provide training on skills development, including reskilling and upskilling for ATU members.

Under the terms agreed in the MoU, the two organizations will also collaborate to support local innovation, share information on latest trends, challenges and solutions in Africa and globally.

The collaboration will also help in expanding the digital economy as well as rural connectivity, in the continent, through furthering research.

World’s data centers

Africa and Latin America together account for less than 5 per cent of the world’s data centers. This is according to a 2019 report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) on digital economies.

According to the report, divides will worsen existing income inequalities if the matter is left unaddressed. …