General wins the African ICT Award for bridging the digital divide.

Views: 838 has won the prestigious African ICT Achiever 2006 Award for bridging the digital divide in Africa.

The work of includes the translation of computer software into 11 official languages of South Africa by using local translator and creating the first South African keyboard. According to Dwayne Bailey, Founder of, this is the first African's-helping-Africans, no strings attached Free Software. The translator also offers the spell check, so that all Africans no longer have to suffer the indignity of their language. WordForge Foundation, the founding partner of will continue to help Africa and rest of the world. Supporters of include Obsidian Systems, The Shuttleworth Foundation, St James Software, Hewlett-Packard South Africa, the Department of Communication and the CSIR.

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