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AND: Nigeria: UN Backs One-Laptop-One-Child Programme

“Beginning from next year, one million Nigerian children of
primary school age are to benefit from the US $100 Laptop scheme
under the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project designed to give
children in developing countries access to knowledge, educational
tools and bridging the digital divide between rich and poor
countries.

“The project initiated by a United States based non-profit
organisation now has the backing of the United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) and seeks to design, manufacture and distribute
laptop computers that are sufficiently inexpensive, durable and
potable…”


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