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- Rwanda has been selected to host the Third Annual African e-Government Forum scheduled to take place between 14-16 April, next year.

- Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has said that the slowness or difficulties in registering companies online is due to Internet congestion in the country. According to CAC Public Relations Officer, Williams Churchill, "The slowness in the computers is not only peculiar to CAC but to other companies and banks that normally operate online. The problem has been as a result of congestion in the Internet servers which can occur any time”.

- The Global Digital Solidarity Fund (DFS) is to launch a new project to enable 1,000 African district hospitals to update their knowledge and practice telemedicine. Each hospital will receive a telemedicine unit and be given training in its use, in addition to electronic equipment for a satellite connection. Town councils and local authorities in the North will be invited to finance one telemedicine unit per hospital in Africa. For further information visit www.dsf-fsn.org