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In response to a question on the role of open source software in Africa, Gerald Ilukwe, the general manager of Microsoft Nigeria, said that cost is not important, even though he admitted that the average annual salary in the West African country is only $160 (£91).

Microsoft: Africa doesn’t need free softwareIngrid Marson, ZDNet UK

They say trining is the main issue. Right. So all the developing world bloggers have an MS certification. The article also finds it funny, especialy in light of free & open grassroots African learning initiatives.


Written by yishaym

October 20, 2005 at 10:49 am

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