Linux Institute opposes Microsoft role in Kenya's laptop project

Posted by henke54 on Jul 11, 2013 11:05 PM EDT
IDG News Service; By Rebecca Wanjiku
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The Linux Professional Institute has opposed a move by Microsoft to partner with the Kenyan government in an ambitious US$2 billion laptop project. During a visit last month, Microsoft International President Jean Philippe Courtois met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and announced a training partnership, a move that has received mixed reactions. The plan calls for the government to issue a laptop to every child enrolling in primary school next year.

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