Computer News - In Brief

Computing

- The Nigerian Federal Government has ordered 1million Laptops for Children At N13bn. Nigeria has paid for one million, $100 a piece Laptops computers designed by One Laptop per Child (OLPC).

- The number of personal computers in South Africa will finally pass 5-million this year, giving the country a computer penetration rate of just 11%. The 4,5-million mark was reached last year, and penetration is expected to grow 17% to 5,3-million this year, according to a study by World Wide Worx.