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- In preparation for its privatisation and to increase operational efficiency, Cameroon Airlines has announced the change of its legacy communications system to SITA's Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) service.

-  HP and UNESCO today announce the launch of a new project “Piloting Solutions for Reversing Brain Drain into Brain Gain for Africa”, which aims to help reduce brain drain in Africa by providing grid computing technology to universities. The project will help improve scientific research by establishing new interconnectivity systems in university laboratories and research centres in Ghana, Senegal and Zimbabwe, encouraging students and faculties to stay in the region. The project will also aim to connect scientists to international colleagues and the Diaspora, research networks and funding opportunities.