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- The Nigeria Linux Users’ Group (NGLUG) aims to promote Linux and Open Source awareness in Nigeria by creating opportunities for interested likeminded individuals to contribute and share knowledge with one another via meetings, social events and mailing lists. Meetings are currently held at its temporary secretariat, 248B Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos on the last Saturday of every month.

- The South African Business and Technology Incubation Association (SABTIA) was launched in Cape Town last week with the aim of developing new enterprises in public private partnerships. The association is a network of government-funded non-profit incubators, support programmes and similar private organisations. According to SABTIA, each programme or organisation offers a specific mix of infrastructure and support services for small and medium enterprises, in order to turn their existing ideas into successful businesses.