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State IT Agency to host FOSS vendor day

May 19th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

The SA State IT Agency’s Free and Open Source Programme Office (FPO) is to host a workshop this coming Friday in which free and open source software (FOSS) vendors will have a chance to demonstrate their products to government officials. The day-long workshop will include representatives from companies that were selected, in a 2005 tender process, as government-approved open source vendors.

SA IT agency and Fossfa join forces to spread OSS

May 4th, 2009 | 1 Comment » Tags: , ,

The South African State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and the Free Software and Open Source Foundation for Africa (FOSSFA), a Pan-African not-for-profit foundation, have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of free open source software (FOSS) in South Africa.