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- Angola has won the first category prize of the Technology In Government in Africa (TIGA) awards on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) with the project "Government's Portal", in the category of better public services to citizens and communities through the ICTs.

- In Algeria, a first class of ICDL (International Computer Driving Licence) had finished training in the national centre of the professional training at distance (CNEPD). Some 13 candidates succeeded to obtain last the ICDL certification.

- Numara Software has announced that Onsoft, its distributor for southern Africa, has become Numara Software SA, a fully fledged representative office for the company's products and services in sub-Saharan Africa.

- Hardware vendor Dell confirms plans to offer Ubuntu Linux operating system on select desktop and laptop models from this month.