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Google launches 1M USD pan-African fund to support digital literacy and online safety

Google announces fund to support online safety in Africa. Marking World Safer Internet Day Google though its philanthropy arm is launching a one million USD pan-African fund. To help in promoting online safety and keeping children safe online. To achieve this, google will empower social enterprises and non profits

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A home for African developers and startups, Google opens Developer Space in Nigeria

Delivering on a promise, Google announces the launch of its first Developer Space on the African continent. The space similar to the Microsoft Reactor will serve developers, entrepreneurs and startups across Africa. It will be based in Lagos, Nigeria and co-located and in partnership with Impact Hub. In

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innovation in Africa ABIS 2020

Microsoft names biggest problem to driving innovation in Africa

Making sure your resources are highly skilled, is what Microsoft executive, Kunle Awosika, notes will drive innovation in Africa. He made the remark addressing over three hundred delegates. Representing CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, heads of IT, etc. in the banking and financial industry from across East Africa. At the second Africa

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Microsoft LEAP Apprenticeship program

Microsoft LEAP Apprenticeship program 2nd cohort kicks off in Nigeria

The second cohort of the Microsoft LEAP Apprenticeship program gets underway in Nigeria. With ten ladies from across Nigeria selected for the second edition of the program. The initiative is to increases diversity by training more women into software engineering roles. The ladies will undergo four weeks of classroom

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Microsoft Africa recruitment

Microsoft unable to meet recruitment target for Africa Development Centre

Microsoft announced the Africa Development Center with plans to recruit about 100 full-time software engineers by the end of 2019. Latest details show the company is far from reaching this target. As only about seventy roles and positions have been filled as at January 2020. Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Africa

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Microsoft Israel campus

Futuristic Microsoft Israel campus set to launch this year

The new Microsoft Israel campus is set to officially launch this year. The campus will be located in Herzliya, north of Tel Aviv and occupy about ten acres. The company made this announcement noting key investments in the Israeli market. The investments include the launch of a new cloud datacenter

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Microsoft to launch Israel datacenter region in 2021

Microsoft will establish a new datacenter region in Israel in 2021. The Israel datacenter will start by offering customers Azure cloud services and followed later by Office 365 services. The new datacenter region will enable customers use Microsoft's advanced technologies. Whiles adhering to data residency requirements to store data within

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Africa Tech Summit Kigali: AI in Africa and scaling startups, Microsoft

Over 600 industry leaders, entrepreneurs and investors across Africa will gather in Kigali, Rwanda for the annual Africa Tech Summit aimed at connecting the African technology ecosystem. The three day event that kicks of on February 4th will feature latest trends in three tracks; Future Summit, Money & Blockchain Summit and Africa Start-up

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DynExcAfrica

DynExcAfrica, Microsoft bring digital skills to girls in northern Cote d’Ivoire

DynExcAfrica brings digital skills training to girls in northern Cote d'Ivoire with support from Microsoft Philanthropies. The initiative dubbed DynExcAfrica STEM Tour, skilled six hundred and seventy two girls across M'bengué, Dikodougou, Sinématiali and Korhogo. Étape de M’bengué terminée. 2 jours d’apprentissage et de partage des @STEM avec 248 filles.

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Microsoft Reactor

Microsoft Reactor Program comes to Abu Dhabi, welcomes 17 new startups

A home for global talent and ambitious innovators, Microsoft Reactor. Microsoft brings its startup and developer community hubs program, Microsoft Reactor, to the United Arab Emirates. The new Microsoft Reactor will be hosted by Hub71 and located in Abu Dhabi. Microsoft shares that like all of its reactors, it

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