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Microsoft is inviting female software engineers in Nigeria and Ghana to participate in a SE skills workshop

Microsoft is announcing a week-long software engineering skills workshop to empower female software engineers living in Ghana and Nigeria. Microsoft's LEAP Apprenticeship program and the Microsoft Africa Development Center bring the event as part of its commitment to empowering women in tech in Africa. It is a virtual hands-on workshop

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1.1M Africans acquire digital skills during COVID-19

Microsoft is announcing it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories acquire digital skills. Out of this, over one million learners across Africa participated in the Microsoft Global Skills program. The global skills initiative offers free online courses across Microsoft, LinkedIn, and GitHub learning platforms. It

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Accelerex to launch RexPay and RexRetail in Q2 of 2021

Fintech company Accelerex is set to offer Ghanaian Customers more Digital Payment Options with the introduction of RexPay and RexRetail. This comes after the company recently received an enhanced Payment Service Provider (PSP) licence from the Bank of Ghana (BoG). As well as the ISO 27001:2013 and PCI-DSS certifications. Enabling

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Women Techsters Initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills

Microsoft is working with Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative, Tech4Dev, to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills through the Women Techsters initiative. The initiative will will focus on training women and girls in software development, product design, product management, data science and

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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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