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Armies to help with Y2K

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has decided to use national armies to minimise the effects of the Y2K millennium computer problem.

The resolution, for the military to give back-up assistance in case of disaster was made at a two-day meeting of the SADC Y2K National Coordinators held in Lusaka this week, the Zambian ‘Daily Mail’ reported.

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