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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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Tuition Scholarship

Microsoft Global Tuition Scholarship for Students in Nigeria

Microsoft opens up its student scholarship program globally. Students in Nigeria can now apply for a Microsoft Tuition Scholarship. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Microsoft scholarship program is an initiative to encourage students to pursue computer science and related STEM disciplines. Microsoft awards this

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Verah Okeyo

Verah Okeyo, Kenya, wins Microsoft and ICFJ grant program award

Kenya environemnt and health reporter,Verah Okeyo, wins Microsoft Modern Journalism and ICFJ Alumni reporting grant program award. Verah Okeyo is an environment and health reporter at The Daily Nation in Kenya. She is one of the first two Microsoft Modern Journalism grant program award recipients. Her project looks to uncover why

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senegal

Senegal startups SunuBus and CoinAfrique recieve Microsoft support

Microsoft supports two startups in Senegal, SunuBus(Weego) and CoinAfrique using technology to add value to people’s lives. In the last six months Microsoft says through its 4Afrika arm it has supported over 300 startups across Africa. Giving them access to digital tools, resources and skills. Amongst these are 3 startups from

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Dynamics 365 Maputo, Mozambique Microsoft 4Afrika Internship

Microsoft 4Afrika's Skills #Interns4Afrika Internship Africa initiative offers you a way to build work experience in a thriving environment. Do you live in Maputo, Mozambique? Get to be a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Technical Support, Sales or Marketing intern. Microsoft's Interns4Afrika initiative is offering a unique experience with a dynamic and

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Wraqi

Microsoft 4Afrika backs Moroccan eGovernment solution Wraqi to facilitate eGovernance

Casablanca, Morocco, 19 February 2019 – As technology transforms industries and organisations across Africa, government agencies in Morocco are increasingly taking advantage of ICT to reach national development goals. Local technology company, ALGO Consulting Group, has developed a solution to promote eGovernance – and Microsoft has thrown its full support

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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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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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