Computer News - In Brief


- South Africa’s Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ) says it will continue to work on the transformation of the judiciary by increasing spend on IT. The budget would be spent on IT infrastructure, hardware renewal, network infrastructure, data security and the expansion and roll-out of information systems.

- Four students from Makerere University's Faculty of Computing and Information Technology in Uganda will represent the country at the world's biggest IT innovations event to be held in Cairo, Egypt early next month.

- Tunisia’s Ministry of education and vocational training signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Intel for the training over 3 years of some 135,000 ICT instructors in the field of information and communication technologies.

- The Government of Liberia through the Civil Service Agency has revealed that it will shortly lunch a Biometric ID Card system as part of its reform strategy.