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We are supporting the lifecycle of the developer in Africa and the Middle East – Microsoft

Microsoft is supporting literally the lifecycle of a developer in the Middle East and Africa says Julien Bertin, Azure Business Lead for Middle East and Africa for Microsoft. From the time you graduate to the time you retire literally. At every single step of the journey, we have programs to

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900K people across the Middle East and Africa participate in free Microsoft online courses

In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic and people getting laid off, Microsoft announced a global digital skills initiative. Offering free online courses to help people boost their digital skills or gain new relevant skills to be employable. Three months after the announcement, the company shared about ten million

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GOODsoil VC invests $940K in Ghana fintech company Zeepay

Africa-focused and early-stage venture capital firm GOODsoil VC announces it is investing nine hundred and forty thousand US dollars as seed capital in Ghanaian fintech company Zeepay. This part of the company's mission to drive financial inclusion across the African continent. Firstly, by leading the global surge of investments into

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Rwanda Coding Academy gets grant boost to develop world-class programmers

Rwanda Coding Academy will receive one hundred and fifty thousand US Dollars in a new grant agreement between the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Ministry of ICT and Innovation in Rwanda. The grant fund is sponsored by the Rockefeller Trust Fund and administered by AfDB. It will go into

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$72K, African App Launchpad Cup 2020 competition

IT Industry Development Agency (itidA) is collaborating with Microsoft Egypt to host the 2020 African App Launchpad Cup pitch competition. The virtual competition opens to teams or startups in 21 African countries. Eligible African countries include; Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt,

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Software engineer recruitment process at the Microsoft Africa Development center

What is the Software engineer recruitment process for the Microsoft Africa Development Center like? James Ndiga Microsoft technical recruiter Europe Middle East and Africa talks about the process during this digital meetup. Firstly, Microsoft advertises the software engineering or any other role on the career website. You put in the application. If

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Uber to host Tech For Safety Summit 2020 on safety, technology, innovation in Africa

Uber is announcing the second edition of its Tech For Safety Summit for Sub-Saharan Africa. Scheduled to be held virtually on the 22 October 2020. The event will foster conversations around safety challenges and how technology can be used to build safer communities. Like last years' Uber says the

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies appoints new CEO of South Africa operations

Microsoft cloud partner Liquid Telecom announces Deon Geyser as new CEO of its Liquid Intelligent Technologies operations in South Africa. The Eastern, Southern and Central Africa communications solutions provider notes the appointment is effective from 1st January 2021. Deon Geyser will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid

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