Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 72 - Page 44

COUNTRY FOCUS : GUINEA
It is important for us to ensure that young people are not only competitive in the job market , but that they can also find the resources they need to train in new technologies , to become entrepreneurs and in turn create jobs . to provide them with the latest technological skills to strengthen their employability and prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow .”
Frank Lütje , Business Manager of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Republic of Guinea , said : “ The future of Guinea is its youth – and digital is the future of the world . This initiative aims to strengthen the access of young people to the labour market as well as to entrepreneurship so that they can fully contribute to a better future for their generations and Guinea as a whole .” innovation , and infrastructure , ( SDG 10 ) reduced inequalities and ( SDG 17 ) partnerships for goals .
Alioune Ndiaye , Chairman of the Board of Orange Middle East and Africa , said : “ I am honoured to be part of the launch of our 13th Orange Digital Centre today in Guinea , which is part of a network of 32 Orange Digital Centres that will be deployed not only in Africa and the Middle East , but also in Europe by 2023 . The objective is to democratise access to digital technology for young people – with or without qualifications . We want
Ousmane Boly Traoré , Chief Executive Officer , Orange Guinea , said : “ It is important for us to ensure that young people are not only competitive in the job market , but that they can also find the resources they need to train in new technologies , to become entrepreneurs and in turn create jobs . The Orange Digital Centre is one of the elements of the Orange Group ’ s strategy to enable young people to face this challenge . It is a unique ecosystem dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation . It ’ s a place to live and think for projects that are bound to grow and go as far as possible .” p
44 INTELLIGENTCIO AFRICA www . intelligentcio . com