Three engineering students of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), made Ghana proud, after emerging winners of an outstanding award in Shenzhen, China this week.

The students Dennis Elorm Fleku, Derrick Dzeha, Dr. Kwasi Adu-Boahen Opare (Lecturer) and Kevin Opata were part of 20 finalists who competed in the Huawei ICT Competition.

They were selected as part of four universities hailing from Ghana, Egypt, Ethiopia and South Africa, to represent the African continent after their performance in South Africa.

The accompanying lecturer, Dr. Kwasi Adu-Boahen Opare also won the “Excellent Tutor” in the Huawei ICT Skill Competition.

Talking to Tech Voice Africa, Dzeha expressed his gratitude to Huawei for the opportunity.

From left to right: Dennis Elorm Fleku, Derrick Dzeha, Dr. Kwasi Adu-Boahen Opare (Lecturer) and Kevin Opata

He mentioned that, it was a very exciting experience which has also made him very proud of his team.

Huawei partnering with Huawei Authorized Learning Partners (HALP) brought together HAINA and over 40,000 students and 800 schools from 29 countries to the Huawei ICT Competition 2018 Global Final.

The Huawei Authorized Information and Network Academy (HAINA) is a not for profit partnership program launched by Huawei.

It authorizes universities and colleges to deliver Huawei Certification courses to their students.

Through the HAINA program, Huawei aims to support local ICT education, share knowledge, create more opportunities, and build a better ICT talent eco-system.

There were 23 countries present at the final competition including Ghana, Egypt, Ethiopia, UK, China, India, Italy and South Africa among others.

Report by: Clara Doku