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Konza, Acyberschool partner in cybersecurity training

Evalyn Oloo, CEO, Acyberschool and Chairperson, Africa Cybersecurity and AI Foundation (ACAIF) and John Paul Okwiri, during the signing of the MoU.

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA) has signed an agreement with Acyberschool to train Kenyans on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cybersecurity in an effort to create hybrid digital economy jobs across Africa.

Speaking after the signing at the ongoing Connected Africa Summit, KoTDA Chief Executive Officer John Paul Okwiri said that the partnership will augment the Jitume Digital Skills program and accelerate digital skills development in the country.

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“This is a key target for us, and we believe through mobilizing resources together, we shall be able to augment our key efforts in Jitume programs. This means that in the near future, we shall enhance our ability to have more jobs in the digital space,” he said.

Already, Konza Technopolis, ICT Authority and TVET Authority are spearheading the Jitume Program training together with the private sectors in an endeavor to provide specialized training and resources to support the growth of digital technologies across the country.

On her part, Acyberschool and Chairperson Africa Cybersecurity and AI Foundation (ACAIF) Evalyn Oloo CEO,  said that the MoU will help young Kenyans to acquire skills required be ready for the future of jobs.

“We are training Kenyans for the future of work, and I would like to encourage all young people to take this opportunity, train and acquire the relevant skills required to thrive in the digital industry,” she said.

The MoU, will be implemented in five years, with both parties collaborating in resource mobilization of resources required to make the partnership successful.

Gene Gituku
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