African countries gain momentum with technology as a tool!

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IT development departments of the nations vouch for IT development in future,. Countries like Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria are set to compete in the field of space technology, IT and other Technology industries with China, India, Australia and USA.

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African countries gain momentum with technology as a tool!

  1. 1. The countries across Sub Saharan Africa are fast developing. The economies are more focused now than ever before. All nations are working towards being more competitive and join the race with their developed counterparts on the continent. Technology has become a tool for this usurped development. Countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Cameroon and most of the other countries are top investors in fiberoptics to increase connectivity within and with other countries. Many IT majors are as well entering markets across the Sub Saharan continent to take advantage of and to further the growth of the emerging economies. IT indeed has become essential vertical for the economic growth as it befits all industries and all sectors increasing productivity and quality. STEM learning is given a greater importance with the west influencing the education system in the countries.
  2. 2. IT training has become quite essential for the youth as government adopts latest technologies including Cloud, Virtualization, Big Data and Mobile Computing. More so important is for the IT training courses to not only target educated youth from IT background but all who have studied or dropped out of secondary level. As IT services are needed at various levels and capacities ICT training institutes can focus on all youth. In fact IIHT Technologies is among the top IT training institutes in Africa that proffers basic computer courses and further nurtures the young to become the IT professionals with its distinctive courses that deliberates education and training through IT diploma courses, Engineering courses, Bachelor and Master degree courses. Furthermore the courses are internationally recognized.
  3. 3. “ICT fosters job creation through supporting efficiency in all industries as well as potentially being a large independent industry sector on its own. ICT connects people, businesses and machines across the globe, with huge potential to increase business and other relations without travelling”. - Niklas Johnsson, Vice President, Head of Business Unit (ICT), Business Sweden The ICT sector contributes between 6% to 7% to the country’s GDP, just behind the coffee-cocoa twins. -Ivory Coast
  4. 4. "Since 2009, there have been ongoing initiatives aimed at harmonizing strategies, policies and regulatory frameworks towards integrated regional Internet infrastructure; the outcomes are visible especially in establishing multi stakeholder partnerships for infrastructure development," said Sofie Maddens, Senior Director of Global Services at the Internet Society. “The African sub-Saharan ICT industry is the fastest growing globally and has recorded a compound annual growth rate of 40 per cent over the past five years.” -Niklas Johnsson, Vice President, Head of Business Unit (ICT), Business Sweden
  5. 5. IT training is enabling the youth of the nations to lead their country into development path. Government and even educational institutes partner with Institutes like IIHT Technologies to ensure high quality technology training. Universities such as United Methodist University (UMU), Liberia and Wesley University of Science and Technology, Nigeria have tied up with IIHT Technologies. Top ICT training Institutes in Africa are delivering courses and are spread in almost all nations of the Sub-Saharan Africa as a result of the demand for same. IT development departments of the nations vouch for IT development in future, countries like Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria are set to compete in field of space technology, IT and other Technology industries with China, India, Australia and USA.
  6. 6. Corporate Headquarters #15,Sri Lakshmi Complex, 4th Floor, St. Marks Road, Bangalore - 560 001. India Tel: 91 80 6160 4545 e-mail: franchise@iihttechnologies.com web: http://www.iihttechnologies.com/

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