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- T-Systems has been awarded a contract to migrate Sanlam, the second largest life insurer and asset manager in SA, from a shared Token Ring LAN to switched Ethernet, in a deal valued at R58.9 million.

- An agreement to support training for the blind and visually impaired through ICTs in Ethiopia was recently signed by the representatives of the Adaptive Technology Centre for the Blind (ATCB), a non-profit resource and information technology center in Addis Ababa, the International Telecommunication Union and UNESCO.
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- Aurora Associates International Inc. has been awarded the contract by USAID to implement an ICT development project. It will provide technical assistance to four South African government provincial Departments of Education in KZN, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape and Limpopo. The Project Manager is Dr. Terence Gugulethu Sibiya.

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