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- Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education Hajiya Aishatu Jibril Dukku has inaugurated this week the ministerial implementation committee on National Information Technology Education Framework (NITEF) to fast-track implementation of IT education in the country.

- Rwanda’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Samuel Mulindwa, has said that governments' move to digitalize the curriculum is an initiative aimed at improving the quality of education. He said this at the official opening of an eight-month training of a group of technicians from key institutions who will be responsible for digitalizing and disseminating the curriculum.

- Payment with Algerie Post’s smart cards in supermarkets and pharmacies will be possible during the fourth quarter of 2009. Algerie Post (AP) has begun the deployment of 1,000 electronic payment terminals (TPE) across the national territory.