Students of Public Higher Educational establishments in Cameroon have begun receiving laptops, as free gifts, provided by the President of the Republic. President Paul Biya announced recently that he would be donating laptops to all university students in the country. The laptops, which the government contracted foreign firms to produce, have begun arriving the country. Students of the University of Yaounde 1 and University of Yaounde 2 have been the first recipients. The University of Yaounde 1 has about 45,000 students while University of Yaounde 2 has 33,000 students. Future consignments of the brand new laptops shall later be distributed to Students of the University of Douala and the University of Buea. The machines come with the latest SSD technology and software, and compares favorably against the HDD with older technology.