I just stumbled across this: Wazobia Linux.
Wazobia Linux™ is a complete Linux-based operating system designed and developed by Leapsoft. It delivers quality desktop computing solutions that combine the best of open source technologies with a corporate attention to completeness, usability, and support. It represents the next step in the evolution of the desktop computing in Africa and the rest of the developing world.
Wazobia Linux™ provides everything today’s computer user needs for home and office desktop computing, including a stabilized, secure, stable and reliable, user-friendly Linux based operating system plus a complete set of desktop applications–office suite, Web browser, instant messaging client, multimedia viewers, and graphical software. It also offers the latest open source applications for developing applications, setting up a home network, running a Web server, and more. Wazobia Linux™ includes more than 16,000 pieces of software, but the core desktop installation fits on a single CD. The OS is accessible in Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo, to make users feel more at home in their computing environment. Leapsoft provides professional support for Wazobia Linux.
I haven’t seen Wazobia Linux being used/deployed anywhere, neither have I heard anyone talk about it. Anyway, I will download the .iso file and check it out. Till then, I’ll be back with more info.