Linked by Andrew Youll on Tue 18th Oct 2005 16:24 UTC, submitted by Rehdon
Windows "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 US$160."
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RE: Other problems
by shotsman on Wed 19th Oct 2005 14:33 UTC in reply to "Other problems"
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Please Add access to Electricity to your list. I'm writing this whilst visiting Madagascar. Here is a country where 85% of the population live of less than $200 per year and a similar number have no access to electricity as well as clean water. Most of them grow their own food and the place is pretty safe these days.
The internet Cafe where I'm access OSNEWS (via 19,200baud dialup!) is running Knoppix on all its PC's but counterfeit copies of XP abound.

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