Computer News - In Brief


- In Uganda, the Ministry of Education and Sports is to spend Shs 6billion on digitizing the O level science and mathematics syllabi. Humphrey Mukooyo, the coordinator of the project, says the money will be used to buy copies of the digitized syllabus, computers, projectors and screens as well as installing solar power in some rural schools.

- Galaxy Backbone, which has the official mandate to build and operate a single nation-wide IT infrastructure platform to provide network services to all federal government ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in Nigeria will also provide the needed ICT infrastructure to ensure efficient and effective implementation of the newly introduced integrated personnel payroll and the e-payment system.