Computer News - In Brief

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- The long-awaited bill for Namibia's information communication technology (ICT) sector will be tabled in Parliament soon, a Cabinet Minister said. The new ICT bill is expected to open up Internet and cellular communication services and also the broadcasting sector. A preliminary draft is available at www.ncc.org.na

- Nigerians seeking professional and specialised health services may no longer have to travel to India before obtaining consultation from an Indian expert, courtesy of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the governments of India and Nigeria enabling partnership for providing services in telemedicine and tele-education between both countries.

- A memorandum of understanding for establishment of a Francophone Digital Campus (CNF) at the University of Oran in Algeria was signed between this institution and the University Agency for Francophonie (AUF). The agreement aims at connecting the University of Oran to the network of University Agency for Francophonie, said president of the AUF, Bernard Cerquiglini, at the signing ceremony attended by the Sub-Director for Cooperation at Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry, Abdallah Benzenoun.

- Bank M (Tanzania) Limited has commissioned Oracle Financial Services Consulting to assess the bank`s security system in order to enhance information and communication technology (ICT) security of the bank.