Samsung Electronics Africa has announced it will be participating in the 5th Innovation Africa Summit taking place at the Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda from September 30 to October 2, 2015.
Samsung will meet with over 40 African ministers, deputy ministers, and cabinet secretaries from 30 countries to share insights on education, innovation and ICT skills development in Africa.
Samsung will also take this opportunity to showcase their Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) solution that has been rolled out throughout the continent in countries including South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Mozambique.
The Solar Powered Internet School, built in a 12-metre renovated shipping container that can accommodate up to 24 pupils, is fitted with solar panels that power the equipment inside it.
Samsung has announced it will be donating one Solar Powered Internet School to a local Ugandan school at the end of the Summit, expanding the number of countries benefitting from the initiative.