South Africa

Migrants from countries neighboring South Africa are being blamed for the slow improvement in the standard of living of Blacks since apartheid ended in 1994. Migrants have been harassed and attacked by South Africans, and police often do not intervene. Reports indicate that other African countries are taking steps to tighten migration controls.

The Computer Society of South Africa, in association with the Meta Group and ITWeb, is searching for candidates who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of the local IT industry over the past year. If you know of someone who deserves the prestigious IT Personality of the Year accolade, please submit your nomination today. Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, 12 September.

Host country South Africa tries to find a compromise amidst rumours that other governments may emulate the US walk-out.

The dates for these successful seminars for Directors, Board Members and senior staff have been confirmed as 1st - 3rd October 2001.