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- The Ministry of Education of Rwanda has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Intel for the training of 5,000 secondary school teachers in ICT. The Minister also revealed that Intel was going to help in revamping the Rwanda Computer Centre (RCC), a local computer assembling company to enable it to assemble computers for a larger market.

- French provider of software solutions dedicated to IT governance "Metrixware” has open a branch in Algeria,. According to his CEO, Rachid Boumaza, the objective of this new site was "to acquire a dominant share of market of the software solutions for management of legacy applications in the region and to position itself as a reference in this field.

- South African Linux specialist Obsidian Systems has finalised a reseller agreement with open source backup specialists Zmanda. The deal adds Amanda Enterprise, Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL and Zmanda Internet Backup to Obsidian’s growing portfolio of products.