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Microsoft kicks off modern apprenticeship program in Nigeria

Microsoft's software engineering apprenticeship program, LEAP, takes off in Nigeria with ten females. The first LEAP program cohort in Nigeria will see ten selected females participate in the initiative. They will recieve sixteen weeks of training in technical support software engineering roles. Microsoft heads of the initiative from Nigeria and Redmond

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LEAP Program Microsoft Nigeria

Microsoft launch first LEAP Program cohort in Nigeria

Ten female developers will participate in the first cohort of the Microsoft LEAP Program in Nigeria. They will recieve sixteen weeks of training in technical support software engineering roles. Microsoft Leap Hackathon in Nigeria This is part of Microsoft's plans to encourage diversity and inclusivity in software engineering roles in

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africa datacenters

Microsoft will continue to invest and grow services in Africa datacenters

Microsoft Commercial Partners Lead SA, Lionel Moyal has assured partners that Microsoft will continue to invest in the Africa datacenters. He was speaking to Microsoft partners at the fy19 South Africa partner awards in Johannesburg. He shared Microsoft's commitments to about three hundred Microsoft partners. Microsoft will continue to invest

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Managing Director

Microsoft announces Managing Director of cognition Africa engineering team in Nigeria

Former Windows and Windows phone partner architect returns to the company as Managing Director in new Microsoft initiative in Nigeria. Gafar Lawal will lead the Microsoft Africa cognition team as Managing Director. Helping the team based in Lagos develop a suite of mixed reality and artificial intelligence cloud services. These will

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21CSkills

Liquid Telecom introduces 21CSkills learning platform for the African tech enthusiast

South and central Africa telecommunications company, Liquid Telecom, introduces 21CSkills online learning platform. To help technology workers in Africa develop the skills they need to succeed in the 21 st century.  21CSkills, 21st Century Skills for Africa, will offer training skills and development programmes for African students, techies and entrepreneurs.

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Data enthusiasts

Data enthusiasts across Africa receive Microsoft Data Science Training

Data enthusiasts from Zambia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, etc. get the opportunity to improve their skills. Earning an accredited data science certificate by completing the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science. 169 out of 374 enrolled participants have completed the required modules. They will go on to

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AGRA

Microsoft, AGRA, partner to co-create technology solutions in agriculture to improve food security in Africa

Microsoft through its business and market development engine in Africa, 4Afrika is partnering with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The collaboration will see Microsoft co-create technology solutions in agriculture. Supporting AGRA’s digital transformation initiative to improve food security in Africa. In a report, continued use of outdated

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Microsoft announces new Azure edge sites in Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, Israel

Microsoft announces thirty one new Azure edge sites. Bringing its cloud customers a faster network and their consumers increased satisfaction. The announced sites will include new edge sites in Kenya and Nigeria. With upcoming sites in Egypt, Turkey and Israel later. The sites will be located in Nairobi, Lagos, Cairo

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IoT and AI Summit

Localizing Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things to solve problems in Africa – IoT and AI Summit

Let's think differently and use IoT to solve local problems says Jack Ngaare, MD of Microsoft Africa Development Center, Kenya site. He was sharing insights on Artificial Intelligence(AI) and Internet of Things(IoT) during keynote address at the third East Africa IoT and AI Summit. Speaking to delegates at the

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Zindi

Microsoft to power Africa data science competition platform in new partnership with Zindi

In a new partnership, Zindi will use Microsoft's cloud computing service Azure to power their platform. Social enterprise Zindi is on a mission to build the data science ecosystem of Africa. Building Africa's first data science competition platform in the process. Microsoft is partnering with Zindi. Offering to power Zindi's data

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