Huawei has inaugurated its ICT training center in Kinshasa, DRC. The event was officiated by His Excellency Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo supported by Huawei Senior Vice President Mr. Guo Tian Min.

Located at Kinshasa railway station edge, the 6 storey training center covers an area of 8000 square meters, consisting of the training building and the dormitory for trainers and trainees. It includes a training equipment room, cloud computing room, Big and small training room, library, teachers’ office, telepresence conference room, video conferencing room, reception room, conference rooms, coffee breaks, smoking and prayer rooms. The center has a capacity of 80 participants per session, and 2000 participants per year. This is Huawei’s seventh training center in Africa.

Huawei also plans to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Kinshasa as part of its global ‘Telecom Seed for the Future’ knowledge transfer programme to promote local talent and enhance innovation. Forty students monthly will acquire specialized ICT skills in the Huawei training center in areas of 3G, LTE, UMTS, Cloud computing, telepresence, video conferencing, Datacom among other current technologies.