MENU

Software piracy in Zimbabwe, highest in Sub-Saharan Africa

July 15, 2009 • Enterprise

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has revealed that software piracy on personal computers (PC) in Zimbabwe is the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Half of the 110 countries studied, according to BSA, saw piracy rates drop while only 15% increased.
The report also revealed that industry losses due to software piracy in Nigeria rose to USD132 million in 2008.

In sub_Saharan Africa instance, according to BSA, the highest_piracy countries were Zimbabwe 92% Cameroon 83% and Nigeria 83%. Among the lowest_piracy countries were Reunion- 40%, Mauritius- 57% and Senegal-79%.
The sixth annual global PC software piracy study released by the Business Software Alliance (BSA), an international association representing the global software industry covering 110 countries was conducted independently.


Comments are closed.

« »

Read previous post:
Third mobile phone operator for Mozambique

The government of Mozambique has approved the launch of a third mobile phone operator in the country, according to a...

Close