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Microsoft to invest US $100 million in Global Development Centre in Africa

UPDATE: Microsoft launches Africa Development sites in Lagos and Nairobi. Microsoft corporation marks yet another milestone of investments and operations in Africa. In an event later today the global technology company will announce its first Development Centre in Africa. Its seventh globally. The Africa Development Centre will have two initial

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President Uhuru Kenyatta meets Microsoft executives ahead of Africa Development Centre launch in Nairobi, Kenya

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Microsoft delegation meets with President Kenyatta Microsoft corporation executives have met with Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta ahead of the scheduled Africa Development Centre launch event in Nairobi, Kenya. The visit was to formally inform the president of the scheduled launch project in

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Kenya and Nigeria

Microsoft to make big reveal in Kenya and Nigeria. What’s next for Microsoft in Africa?

Alex Kipman Introduces Hololens 2 Update: Microsoft announces Africa Development Center sites in Kenya and Nigeria In a teaser post on Microsoft's social pages, the company shared "Something great is coming to Nairobi, Kenya! and Something great is coming to Lagos, Nigeria!, Watch this space to learn more". The big announcements are

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HireHunt, Egypt announces partnership with Microsoft 4Afrika

Microsoft will give the Egypt startup technical and business support in new partnership. Digital recruitment solutions company HireHunt announces partnership with Microsoft. The collaboration through Microsoft 4Afrika will see HireHunt recieve leads from Microsoft's network. Microsoft will also provide them with technical and go-to market resources. Sherif Aziz, Partners and Start-ups

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All-Female

Microsoft and African Development Bank boost Nigerian women in ICT with All-Female Coding for Employment cohort

In July 2018 Microsoft, Facebook and The Rockefeller Foundation partnered with the African Development Bank to announce Coding for Employment. An initiative seeking to bridge the digital skills divide among African youths. To kick start the program and to celebrate women's month Microsoft and the African Development Bank(AfDB) have started

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Equity Equivalent Investment Programme

Microsoft announce evolved multi-million dollar Equity Equivalent Investment Programme in South Africa

Microsoft announce evolved Equity Equivalent Investment Programme to drive digital transformation and create economic empowerment in South Africa. Seven years on after launching the Microsoft Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), the company evolves the programme. Microsoft announced the EEIP in 2011 where they committed 7 years to support black owned

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Microsoft is opening a Mixed Reality and AI engineering office in Lagos, Nigeria

Microsoft is opening an engineering office to build Mixed Reality Cloud Services in Lagos, Nigeria. Microsoft is increasing its investments on African soil. It is launching two development centers in Africa. With offices in Kenya and Nigeria. Early this month Microsoft's planned Africa datacenters became a reality and went live

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Africa Datacenters

Microsoft’s Africa datacenters go live in South Africa

Microsoft Announces Africa Datacenters are available. Its Africa Cloud Regions are live. Today, Microsoft announced its Africa datacenters are live. The two Datacenters located in South Africa will bring Microsoft's total available and announced cloud regions to 54. Microsoft says the datacenters will begin to generally offer Azure service followed

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Campus Connect

Microsoft hosts Campus Connect Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

The first Campus Connect Summit, A Microsoft Education Partner Summit takes place in Nairobi. Microsoft hosted a 2 day education partner summit in Nairobi at the Villa Rosa kempinski hotel. The event brought together over a hundred Microsoft education partners, educators and from across the country. Preparing graduates for 21st Century panel

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FirstBank Nigeria

Microsoft partners FirstBank Nigeria to provide SME’s with a platform to accelerate their digital transformation journey

Microsoft Partners with FirstBank Nigeria Limited. Providing SME's with a skills development platform, access to networks and discounted Microsoft products, payable in local currency. The partnership started out as a memorandum of understanding in June 2018. Microsoft through its 4Afrika arm has reached an agreement with FirstBank of Nigeria.

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