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ZDNet UK: Microsoft: Africa Doesn't Need Free Software

Oct 18, 2005, 18:15 (18 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"Microsoft has claimed the cost of software is not an important issue in the developing world.

"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 $160 (£91)..."

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