Angola: president inaugurated Huawei’s technological park in Luanda

Chinese technology company Huawei has invested over 58 million euros (60 million dollars) in a technology park, which will train 10 thousand Angolans and has innovation centers and advanced technologies, inaugurated yesterday by the Angolan President, João Lourenço.
The Huawei Technologies technology park in Luanda is the third in Africa, after Egypt and South Africa.
The Chinese ambassador in Luanda, Gong Tao, who spoke after the visit of the Angolan chief executive to the multinational’s new facilities, stressed that Huawei attaches great importance to its social responsibilities and the promotion of technological knowledge.
“This investment aims to promote the innovative development, digital transformation and growth of Information and Communication Technology talent in Angola,” said the Chinese diplomat, stressing that China and Angola are like “brothers and good friends” who help each other.
He added that the two countries want to accelerate the alignment of development strategies and deepen cooperation in the field of technology, digital economy, and human resources training.
The technology park will ensure the training of more than 10,000 Angolans, as well as teachers of technical and technological courses at Angolan universities, until 2027.
In addition to the training center, the technology park has an innovation center for new technologies and another for advanced technological experiments, according to Angolan news agency Angop.
The technology park also has a Data Center and 3G, 4G and 5G Telephony Solutions and for solar panels for housing and businesses, creating 120 jobs, mostly for Angolans.
The complex also has four training rooms with 32 seats each, three residential buildings for 180 employees, a cafeteria for 100 people, and an indoor playing field.