March 27, 2018 IBOMLLC Team

Siemens creates opportunities for digitalization skills development across Africa

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44% of all work activities in Ethiopia are susceptible to automation, as are 46% in Nigeria, 52% in Kenya and 41% in South Africa

The Internet of Things (IoT) is set to revolutionize the job market and African industry must adapt to survive

Siemens aims to help accelerate digitalization skills and empower those who will be leading the change

State-of-the-art automation equipment donated to engineering faculties in five African markets

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is having a disruptive effect on economies and the development of digital skills is vital. There is an opportunity, especially in Africa, to embrace new and exponential technologies combined with human talent to accelerate industrialization and drive economic growth.

According to The Future of Jobs and Skills in Africa Report, release by the World Economic Forum (WEF), it is predicted that 44% of all work activities in Ethiopia are susceptible to automation, as are 46% in Nigeria, 52% in Kenya and 41% in South Africa.

With this in mind, Siemens is handing over equipment specifically related to industrial automation that enables integrated engineering to 13 engineering faculties at universities in Ghana, …read more

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