Press Releases 2002

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Africa: President/Managing partner of CBS International, Sophia Bekele elected to serve as a Regional advisor to the UN Secretary General’s initiative UNICT African  Stakeholders Network.  

   –UNECA, Nov 2002

 

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San Francisco: People to People Ambassador Programs, has selected Ms. Sophia Bekele, CISA, as a member of the Information Technology Auditors Delegation to the Peoples Republic of China. The selection of representatives is based on the individuals’ knowledge background and expertise in the field of information technology auditing, IT governance, control and assurance, development, provisions and promotions of audit standards. People To People International was founded in 1956 by President Eisenhower to improve communication between Americans and the citizens of other countries. President Eisenhower initially assigned the program’s management and operations to the U.S. State Department. Later the organization was restructured as a nonpolitical, private sector activity serving as a catalyst for citizen exchanges. Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton have supported its goals by serving as Honorary Chairman.

–People to People Ambassador, Nov 2002 

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Norway:  CBS International Wins Gold for the Best African Site Award! CBS International has won the Gold Award for the best African Site Award (BASA) of the year, the company announced this week.   The BASA Awards Team with Africa service said CBS International has won the title of Best Company in Technology Transfer.The California based technology company, CBS International www.cbsintl.com owns and operates SbCommunications NetworkPLC., also known as SbCnet established in 1998 and headquartered in Addis Ababa, SbCnet is a systems integration and consulting firm in the business of providing professional information technology solutions and services.   SbCnet has undertaken Internet business solutions and web site design for a number of international and local organizations in Ethiopia.   Africaservice was established in Norway in 1997.  Its goal is to make it easier for people looking for information about Africa from around the world to find it without having to comb through the whole World Wide Web.

–Addis Tribune Friday November 2, 2002

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Africa: President and Managing partner of CBS International Sophia Bekele, was nominated and has accepted the role to advise on the African Technical Advisory Committee (ATAC) that will serve the UN Economic Commission of Africa (UNECA) on the implementation of the African Information Society Initiative (AISI)…

—United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, (UNECA) June 2002

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CBS International assists the AU in Capacity Building… ‘Aligning Information Systems with organizational goals in the most cost-effective manner remains our top priority to our clients” and that is what we are trying to achieve through it’s Capacity Building program, says Sophia Bekele, the President Managing Partner of CBS International, the california based outfit,  who reportedly structured the entire deal for her client ”

–CBS WebPess,Reporter, 2000

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