Africa requires 1.3 million networking professionals by 2012 for technology in the region to operate effectively, according to a Cisco official. South Africa-based Cisco Systems area academic manager Elfie Hamid said in Lusaka, Zambia, recently that Africa is facing a massive shortage of ICT, both in industry and training institutions.
Last year Zambia's Computer Association sent the government proposed legislation to give it power to handle complaints against IT professionals. Although the government created the association, so far, it hasn't responded
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