IDG’s PC World East Africa Wins ‘Best IT Magazine’ For 2001

BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 18, 2001 – International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading technology media company, today announced that the Computer Society of Kenya has honored the East African division of its PC World publication with the "Best IT Magazine" award. This annual award recognizes magazines with in-depth and concise coverage of the East African information, communications, and technology sectors, and is given to nominees who demonstrate high standards in operation.


The Computer Society of Kenya chose PC World on the basis of its superior operating performance and exceptional exposure of the issues facing the IT sector in Kenya.

"We are pleased that PC World East Africa has been recognized for its strong reputation as the region’s leading technology magazine," said Publisher Bobby Gadhia. "Capturing this prestigious award clearly demonstrates the dedication of IDG’s employees to produce a publication with the highest editorial quality and design excellence."

Operating under license from IDG since 1999, PC World East Africa is published by Personal Computer World Ltd. and is distributed regionally to IT professionals and the general public.

About International Data Group (IDG)

Headquartered in Boston, International Data Group (IDG) informs more people worldwide about information technology than any other company. With annual revenues of $3.01 billion, IDG is the leading global provider of IT media, research, conferences and events. IDG publishes more than 300 newspapers and magazines in 85 countries, led by the Computerworld/InfoWorld, Macworld, Network World, PC World and CIO global product lines. IDG offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, a gateway to IDG’s 330 websites powered by more than 2,000 journalists reporting from every continent in the world. IDG also produces 168 technology-related events including IDG World Expo’s Macworld Conference & Expo and the new BioITWorld Conference & Expo. Research company IDC provides global marketing intelligence and analysis through 51 offices in 43 countries. Company information is available at


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