The ITU academy mainly focuses on human capacity building in telecommunication and ICT industry of Africa. The motivation is to enhance the African telecommunication and ICT industries global competitiveness as an engine for social and economic transformation for the continent.
The ITU Academy has started a new project in Africa titled ITU Center of Excellence in Africa (CoE in AFR) where six (6) nodes (Centers of Excellences) have been selected after a competitive bid. Makerere is one of the ITU Center of Excellence and is participating on the project’s implementation. Other centers include AFRALTI in Kenya , KIST in Rwanda , NETTEL, CMTL in Togo and ESMT in Senegal