Tectonic: Soweto's OSS Hackers Attract Attention
Mar 23, 2006, 10:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The CSIR Open Source Centre plans to open a satellite centre in
Soweto in May this year to expose untapped ICT skills and research
potential in the township just south of Johannesburg.
"OpenProject focus area leader at the Open Source Centre, Ntsika
Msimang, who will manage the new centre, says South Africans are
talented enough to develop world class products. 'This 'scarce
skills' talk is nothing but a fallacy,' says Msimang. 'The problem
is that the country has not put them to use...'"