Airtel, Ericsson boost Accra schools project
GHANABy BiztechAfrica - July 23, 2012, 10:07 a.m.
Airtel Ghana and Ericsson have come out in support of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly’s (AMA) Millennium City schools project.
Fifty schools will be provided with subsidised broadband access, Connect to Learn netbooks, cloud-based learning solutions and partnerships with schools in Europe as part of the project.
One of the schools at Mamprobi, was inaugurated by President John Evans Atta Mills last week.
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