Africa’s digital awards in Kampala graced by Huawei founder

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

The founder of the global technology giant Huawei will be presented with a medal of honour at the 3rd Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA2016) in Kampala later this August. Ren Zhengfei, will receive “Africa’s Digital Inclusion Medal of Honor” at the Kampala Serena Hotel on August 18th 2016. The award according to organizers will be in appreciation of Zhengfei and Huawei’s contribution to digital Inclusion in Africa. “They have enabled the “mobile revolution,” Africa’s mobile technology would not be as far along as it is without Huawei and its well-priced products and services,” noted Innocent Kawooya, chief executive of HiPipo, the organizers of the awards. Kawooya said the DIAA2016 jury found it noble to award and honor Zhengfei whose strategic leadership of the global technology giant Huawei has been key to the benefits Africa has gained from Huawei products and services. The awards and lectures will run under the theme “Maximizing the Digital Dividend”. “We believe in the transformative capacity of technology-based solutions. The focus is on digital inclusion, financial inclusion and cybersecurity,” noted Kawooya adding that 21 awards categories will be competed for. The awards categories include applications, digital financial services awards. Under the financial services awards, service providers […]

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