Computer News - In Brief


- South African technology company Dimension Data hopes to capitalise on the twin pressures of climate change and electricity shortages by advising companies on the more energy efficient use of technology.

- SaveMyContacts, the mobile phone book back up provider is set to sponsor 1,000 Nigerian graduates through a comprehensive ICT programme that will lead to the, internationally recognized ICDL certification, over the next 10 years.

- SONANGOL willinstall an information technology system linked to the Internet in Andulo district, 130 kilometres to the north of Kuito city, central Bié province.

- Following complaints trailing delays associated with public offers and the issue of share transfer in the capital market, the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has inaugurated a committee that will assist registrars in upgrading their Information Technology (IT) infrastructure.

- The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has teamed up with Stanbic Bank, Hi tech Telecom and Tropix Technology to provide personal computers to civil servants in Uganda.