UN and Microsoft for small business in Africa

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Excerpt: Microsoft, the world’s biggest software company, and the UN are forming a partnership to supply information technology (IT) and other support to small businesses in Africa.

Microsoft and the UN Industrial Development Organisation plan to set up technology centres in African communities, where entrepreneurs will be able to access business support services, information, training and computers.

Source: Bloomberg via IOL (link opens in a new window)