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- Mobile operator Tigo Rwanda has entered into a partnership with the Ministry of Education to roll out Internet access in primary schools under the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project. ‘The partnership was included in the 2008 Tigo licence bidding deal to support the country's development and OLPC was among them. The coordinator of OLPC, Nkubito Bakuramutsa, said that the project has so far distributed 55,000 laptops in 108 schools, and the distribution will continue next year.

- SAB, a French company has partnered with Tanzanian firm ERP Software Technologies to market its products for banks and credit establishments.