David Mugabe

Kampala — Mauritius wants to recruit about 30,000 Ugandan graduates of information technology as it positions itself as an IT hub.

The Mauritius government recently contacted the faculty of computing at Makerere University over the deal. The faculty graduates about 900 IT students every year ago, the highest in the region.


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Walter Wafula

Helsinki — Growing demand for mobile phone related services and improving infrastructure networks in Africa has prompted Nokia to invite more European firms to the continent. Mr Esko Aho, the executive vice president company relations Nokia told European entrepreneurs in Finland that Africa is hungry for new investments that can enable consumers to make maximum use of the existing IT networks and phones.


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By David Lewis

DAKAR (Reuters) – Brazilian mining giant Vale plans to invest in $15 billion to 20 billion in projects in Africa over the next five years, up from $2.5 billion spent on projects there so far, the firm said.


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