FILE PHOTO: IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin
INTERNATIONAL - Chinese company Huawei on Thursday announced a sponsorship of 110,000 Namibian dollars (7500 US dollars) for the hosting of the forthcoming Namibian Information and Communication Technology (ICT) annual summit.

According to the company, the sponsorship makes them a platinum sponsor to the annual event. The company presented their sponsorship to Namibian ICT Minister Stanley Simataa.

Simataa said Namibia has fully embraced ICT and the drive for a fourth generation economy in keeping Namibia at pace with other countries in achieving economic growth through ICT.

"As a country we have done tremendously well to embrace ICT and I appeal to all ICT players in the country regardless of size to play their meaningful role in improving ICT access to a citizens," he said.

Simataa added that Namibia has made significant inroads to compete with many other countries in Africa and the world in adopting the latest ICT trends. 

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