Namibia Readies For 4th National ICT Summit

By Staff Published: June 11, 2017, 8:30 am
ICT Summit(Photo: ICT Summit)

Namibia’s Ministry of Information and Communication Technology will host the 4th National ICT Summit from Oct. 9-11 in the capital, Windhoek.

The Ministry at a stakeholders engagement meeting said, the ICT Summit which is an annual event is aimed at bringing ICT stakeholders together to share innovative ideas in bridging the digital gap and making ICT accessible.

China’s Huawei Technologies along side other Namibia’s sponsors like last year, are expected to be part of the sponsors.

Namibia’s Information Minister, Tjekero Tweya said to bridge the digital gap, the country needs more involvement and support of stakeholders both in the public and private sectors, so as to make ICT an enabler for socio-economic development.

From News Ghana.

Namibia’s Information Minister, Tjekero Tweya said to bridge the digital gap, the country needs more involvement and support of stakeholders both in the public and private sectors, so as to make ICT an enabler for socio-economic development.

“We need inputs from potential sponsors on how to further improve the summit in order to make this year’s event more inclusive,” he said.

Tweya said this year’s summit will focus on strategies to attain 100 percent network coverage to drive e-services such as e-governance, e-health, e-education, e-mining to the people.

Furthermore, the summit will once again dedicate a day for the youth to exhibit and showcase their talents and innovative ideas. It will further offer the youth an opportunity to network with ICT industry players.

Read more at News Ghana.

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