Computer News - In Brief

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- Technology Distributions, the number one ICT distributor in West Africa has announced a strategic partnership with Toshiba, a global leader in mobile technology to provide the West African Market with next generation computer systems.

- More than 380 proposals have been received for the upcoming eLearning Africa conference, the 3rd pan-African conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training. The Programme Committee will now evaluate all submissions, and the preliminary agenda will be available by the end of February. More than half the papers submitted came from African countries, with 61 nations from all over the world represented, including development projects and best-practice examples on ICT in education.

- The EuroAfrica-ICT initiative is organising its 7th awareness workshop in sub-Saharan Africa (Lagos, Nigeria, Feb. 20 & 21, 2008). This workshop specifically aims at supporting the development of Scientific and Technological cooperation between the European Union and sub-Saharan Africa in the ICT sector. For the EuroAfrica-ICT/START initiative visit http://www.euroafrica-ict.org