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- Financial services provider Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) goes live on the Temenos T24 core banking software provided by Swiss integrated core banking systems company Temenos. T24 replaces the bank’s previous core banking system, which had been in place for over 10 years, and allows KCB to provide customers with such services as ARC Internet Banking (ARC IB).

- The admission of Information Technology Association of Nigeria, (ITAN) into World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is expected to open up new opportunities for the Nigerian IT and Services industry in the area of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), partnerships, networking, granting and wide ranging research and development possibilities across WITSA domain.

- Phase One of the Pan African e-Network Telemedicine Project at the Nyangabwe Hospital is complete: the connection of the satellite to India. Speaking at the commissioning of the project, which is sponsored by the Indian government, the Minister of Communication, Science and Technology, Mrs Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi said it was a welcome development, which would help develop Botswana.