Minister of Higher Education, Technology and Innovation, Itah Kandjii-Murangi and the president and board chair of WorldSkills, Chris Humphries, say they are satisfied with preparations for the WorldSkills Africa Competition, while several competitors also expressed excitement and readiness for the event. The competition, which sees teams from nine countries as well as a refugee team participating in 16 skills, covering six broad industry categories, kicks off today and will also see about 45 local and continental training and industry institutions participating in a careers exhibition.