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* Kigali — Umwalimu Sacco, a teachers' Credit and Savings Cooperative, is set to buy and distribute laptops to all their members across the country in a programme that is set to begin early next month. He said that the beneficiaries will receive the laptops on loan terms which they will repay within a period of five years.

* Uganda’s Makerere University has invited more companies in the ICT sector to engage in viable business partnerships.The business relations will be aimed at improving the quality of high skilled information technology workers in the country besides generating new products and services, said Michael Niyitegeka, the head of corporate affairs at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics Technology, Makerere University.