Computer News - In Brief

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- A frame contract entitled ‘Contrat Progrès 2006-2012’ for the development of the ICT sector has been signed between the Moroccan Government and the ABEPI, the association representing the interest of the ICT industry in the country.

- New Horizons, an international IT training institution, in partnership with EC-Council of the USA has launched 2 new programmes in Nigeria: the Masters of Security Science (MSS) and MBA in E-Business. The two programmes are designed for successful professionals who want to become even more successful in their profession. They will run for a period of 16 months on weekends and evenings with the first batch commencing in November 2006. Credit facility has also been put in place by a consortium of banks under a project tagged "study today and pay tomorrow"

- The Urban Ministry (UM) of the Lutheran Church in Liberia (LCL), has officially launched a computer skills training center for the handicap and disable community.