Kenya Linux Group Challenges Procurement Policies
May 27, 2008, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"After losing out on many software tenders to the government,
the Linux Professional Association (LPA) will engage the Public
Procurement Oversight Authority (PPOA) in Kenya over procurement
rules, according to the association chairman.
"The association members have been locked out of government
tenders because the requests for proposals are usually skewed
toward Microsoft products, therefore locking out open-source
software developed locally, says LPA Chairman Evans Ikua..."