Huawei Receives The Prestigious Award for Advancing Internet Governance in Africa

Huawei Receives The Prestigious Award for Advancing Internet Governance in Africa

Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, is delighted to announce that it has been honored with the prestigious “Advancing Internet Governance in Africa Contribution Award”, at the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) 2023. The award ceremony took place on the 21st of September 2023 in Abuja, Nigeria.

The AfIGF serves as a crucial platform for fostering dialogue and collaboration on internet governance policies and practices in Africa. Huawei’s recognition through the Partnership Award underscores its unwavering commitment to advancing internet governance in Africa and its continuous contributions to the digital development of the continent.

Huawei has consistently demonstrated its dedication to bridging the digital divide, promoting digital inclusion, and supporting the development of a safe, secure, and accessible internet ecosystem across Africa. The company has played a pivotal role in driving digital transformation in various sectors, including telecommunications, infrastructure development, and connectivity.

“We are truly honored to receive the Advancing Internet Governance in Africa Contribution Award from the AfIGF Secretariat,” said Sherry Zhang, Vice president at Huawei. “This recognition is a testament to our commitment to promoting internet governance that is inclusive, transparent, and focused on the needs of African communities. We remain dedicated to partnering with stakeholders across the continent to build a digital future that benefits everyone.”

Huawei’s innovative solutions, technologies, and collaborations have empowered local communities, fostered skills development, and accelerated Africa’s digital growth. The company’s commitment to Africa’s digital transformation journey goes beyond technology deployment; it encompasses sustainable development, bridging the digital divide, and promoting the responsible and inclusive use of information and communication technologies.
As a recipient of the Award, Huawei continues to reinforce its long-term commitment to Africa and its vision of a fully connected, intelligent world. The company will continue to collaborate with governments, industry players, and local communities to drive digital innovation, create shared value, and contribute to Africa’s socio-economic development.

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