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Open source could be Africa's technological solution

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That major computing companies are unlikely to want to invest heavily in Africa is not lost on the continent's brain trust.Sure, there could be some investment in major cities, but for the most part, the continent's on its own. The Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa is fine with that.

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FOSSFA calls for use of open hardware

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In conjunction with Software Freedom Day, the Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA) has made a call for governments to purchase hardware that will not limit its choice of what software to run.

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Minister champions open source endeavour

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At a meeting on Sunday, South Africa's minister of public services, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, accepted an invitation to be a patron of the Free and Open Source Software Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA).

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