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21 startups qualify for Microsoft MEA GrowthX Accelerator program

Twenty-one business to business (B2B) tech startups will participate in the second cohort of the Microsoft GrowthX Accelerator program. They will work to co-create technology solutions with partners such as DHL, Etisalat, EY, Koç Holding, Lulu Hypermarket, and PwC. The startups will spend 12-weeks of virtual and physical workshops and

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Microsoft unveils new office facility for software engineers in Nigeria

Microsoft is announcing the official opening of its new office facility located at 24 Glover Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos in Nigeria. The new office facility will house its Africa Development Center (ADC West Africa) software engineers and will be co-located with the newly launched Microsoft The Garage. Initially launched in

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The new Doogee S98 with Dual Screen and Night Vision set to launch on March 28th

The new S98 rugged phone was announced last month by DOOGEE. The company will launch the dual-screen rugged phone on March 28th on AliExpress and Doogemall (the company's official shopping platform). Doogee S98 sports a unique dual-screen design. The display on the back is round like the one on the Huawei

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5 African student teams qualify for the 2022 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Finals

Five student teams from Kenya, Cameroon and South Africa are advancing to the 2022 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Finals. For an opportunity to win over USD50,000 in prizing and a slot in the World Championship in May. Where they can win the grand prize of USD100,000 and a mentoring session

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Futurize launches university Innovation challenge in partnership with Microsoft, AstraZeneca

Futurize is launching its first annual Fuel Africa Innovation Program from March 17 to 25, 2022. In partnership with AstraZeneca, through the A.Catalyst Network, and Microsoft and co-funded by Bristol Myers Squibb and Famfa Oil. To equip young entrepreneurs with the resources to build high-potential venture ideas and contribute to

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Microsoft partners with tech hubs to fast-track investment in Africa’s startup ecosystem

Microsoft wants to accelerate the growth of startups in Africa and fast-track investment in Africa’s startup ecosystem. By providing support to 10,000 startups over the next five years to enable them grow. A new partnership with accelerators, tech hubs and incubators across Africa including Grindstone, Greenhouse, FlapMax and Seedstars will

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Doogee S98 to launch with Night Vision Camera, 6000mAh battery and Dual-Screen

Doogee is announcing a new addition to its S-series rugged smartphone line, the S98. The Doogee S98 rugged phone will launch for global sale around the end of March. Doogee S98 features include a 20MP Night Vision Camera, Dual-Screen, IP69K rating and large 6000mAh battery. Doogee S98 will run Android

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Samsung’s Galaxy Book2 Pro series deliver thin and light laptops with high-security standards and next-generation performance

Samsung introduces Galaxy Book2, Galaxy Book2 Pro series and Galaxy Book2 Business laptops at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 in Barcelona. The new devices are very thin and light, come with high-security standards usually found in business laptops and next-generation hardware for better performance. The Galaxy Book2 Pro series features

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Telefónica extends Microsoft partnership, brings gaming, Surface devices and Teams to new markets

Telefónica is announcing the expansion of its global strategic relationship with Microsoft. It will focus on accelerating the creation of joint initiatives in the consumer market. By bringing solutions in areas such as gaming, connectivity, communications, secure access to data and new Living Apps to existing and new markets. The

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Nokia PureBook Pro laptop debuts with new Intel mobile processor

Nokia is unveiling its first branded laptop the PureBook Pro globally. The Nokia PureBook range will come in two models, 15" and 17". They will run on Intel's newest 12th generation mobile processor and be pre-installed with Microsoft Windows 11. Nokia PureBook Pro comes with a large touchpad, backlit keyboard,

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