Computer News - In Brief


- The Egyptian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Dr. Tarek Kamel, announced the launch of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IEC) at the Smart Village. Viewed as a technological and civilization leap for Egypt, the center is likely to position the country on the world's technological innovation and creativity map over the coming period.

- Angola's deputy minister of Territory Administration, Adão de Almeida, Tuesday in Brazil, ruled out the introduction of a technological system that enables the use of electronic balloting in the 2012 elections, as happened on Sunday in that Latin American country.

-  The Angolan Government will build from next October six multimedia libraries (computerized libraries and multimedia) in six provinces, in an initial investment estimated at USD48 million.