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Microsoft, Usaid team up to support ICT education

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| Under the arrangement, Usaid will provide financing worth $2 million to help
| in procuring ICT tools like computers and others while Microsoft will help in
| designing and supply of software that will help in collecting data in the
| ministry.
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http://www.monitor.co.ug/artman/publ...on_72299.shtml


Recent:

Calls for ICT consumer watchdog in Uganda grow

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| Wire Lunghabo James, an ICT consultant with Linux Solutions Uganda, concurred
| with Wasukira and added that the consumer body in question must be a vibrant
| one that will be capable of safeguarding the interests of the consumer.
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http://www.networkworld.com/news/200...-watchdog.html


Kenya Linux Group Challenges Procurement Policies

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| After losing out on many software tenders to the government, the Linux
| Professional Association (LPA) will engage the Public Procurement Oversight
| Authority (PPOA) in Kenya over procurement rules, according to the
| association chairman.
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| The association members have been locked out of government tenders because
| the requests for proposals are usually skewed toward Microsoft products,
| therefore locking out open-source software developed locally, says LPA
| Chairman Evans Ikua.
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http://www.cio.com/article/367113/Ke...ement_Policies
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