Samsung Aim To Train 10,000 Electronics Engineers Across Africa By 2015

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Samsung is out to train 10,000 electronics engineers across Africa by 2015. From techloy:

As part of its goal to develop 10, 000 electronics engineers across Africa by 2015, Samsung Electronics West Africa has partnered with the Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project, a World Bank assisted initiative aimed at improving the quality of public secondary education, to launch the first Samsung Engineering Academy in West Africa.

West Africa Academy is the third after one in South Africa and another one in Kenya:

Samsung started the first phase of the academies in South Africa in March 2011 which graduated its first class of students  in January 2012 in its pilot phase. In February 2012, it launched a second Academy in Kenya and is expected to scale to more African countries by 2015.

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