Angola inaugurates new ICT institute
Angola’s Minister of State for Economic Coordination, Manuel Vicente, and the Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, José Carvalho da Rocha, have launched the first phase of the Institute for Information Technology, located in Rangel district, in Luanda.
The infrastructure is fully equipped with the latest technology and tools needed by Angolan students wishing to study Telecommunication Engineering and Computer Engineering next year.
It has 12 laboratories, two auditoriums for 220 people, 120 rooms, a cafeteria and a library for two hundred students, nine houses and other spaces. It will cater for 1800 students when complete.
Minister Vicente said in launching the institute: “This is an investment in excellence.” He said the government believed in technology and wanted to develop the necessary human capital to maximise its use.