More than 60 students participated in the Huawei ICT competition exam 2022/23, which aims to develop Ethiopia’s ICT talent and innovation ecosystem.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: December 30, 2022. Huawei ICT Competition is an ICT talent program developed by Huawei for global university students, that promotes a healthy development of the ICT talent ecosystem and supports the integration of industry and education.

The 2022-2023 Annual Huawei ICT Competition was held on December 28, 2022, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was attended by 63 students from more than 30 government universities and private colleges.

Students from the computer engineering, computer science, software engineering, communication engineering, and ICT departments competed in Ethiopia’s annual national final competition for the 5th round. The exam has three categories namely Network, Cloud and Computing.

More than 1300 students took the preliminary exam online on December 19, 2022, and only 63 of them advanced to the next national level. These students competed in the national competition, and 15 of them passed the exam and will compete in the regional final competition, which will include students from more than 20 countries.

The 2021/2022 Huawei ICT global final competition winners were announced on November 11, 2022, in the presence of Dr. Samuel Kifle, State Minister for the Ministry of Education.

The Huawei ICT Competition is for students in Huawei ICT academies and higher education institutions worldwide who want to join the ICT Academy. Huawei’s goal with this competition is to provide students with a safe environment in which to compete and exchange ideas, thereby improving their ICT knowledge and practical skills and increasing their ability to innovate by utilizing new technologies and platforms.

The Huawei ICT Competition’s influence has grown since 2015. The last year 6th global Huawei ICT Competition drew 150,000 students from more than 2,000 universities and colleges in 85 countries and regions. Ethiopian students have competed in the competition since 2017.

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