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We are committed to ensuring farming communities are equipped with AI, IoT, edge computing tools – Microsoft

Microsoft hosts a media round table event throwing light on its endeavours in the agricultural sector in Africa. With partners, Amiran Kenya Limited and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) joining Microsoft to share on their partnership journey in Kenya. At a time where industries are called to relook

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Cutting-edge technology can drive Africa towards a food-secure future

Amrote Abdella, Regional Director Microsoft 4Afrika, believes cutting-edge technology such as data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa. Find out more on why she believes this through partner activities and programs across Africa. One of most the prominent challenges facing Africa is providing food security for

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New head for Microsoft 4Afrika graduates and IT pros skills program

Former Microsoft Enterprise Skills Program Manager, Martin Ndlovu, assumes the new role of head of Skills Development of Microsoft's Africa graduates and IT professionals skills program, SkillsLab. In his new role, Martin will be responsible for creating and running programs that drive upskilling of graduates and IT professionals across

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What is it like being a Microsoft software engineer in Africa? Find out amazing experiences, products they are building

Update: Watch the full event below. Join Microsoft Africa Development Center software engineer and program managers as they share their journey and experiences. Also, get to know the Microsoft product and services they are and have been working on. Finally, find out what it will take for you to join them

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Microsoft announces new Africa Research Institute to improve productivity in work, health, society

Microsoft announces a new Africa Research Institute (MARI) as its latest investment on the continent. The Microsoft Africa Research Institute according to the company will focus on foundational research to improve productivity in areas such as work, health and society. The research institute will be co-located in the Microsoft Africa

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Microsoft Africa Development Center software engineers celebrate one year of working for the company

July 2020 signalled a milestone for Microsoft in Africa and most importantly local software engineers working with the company. Microsoft celebrated one year of hiring African software engineers to work in its Africa based global development center. https://twitter.com/donasarkar/status/1154687816821039106?s=20 Some of these software engineers took to social media to share the one-year anniversary

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2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Africa Award Winners

Ahead of Microsoft Inspire 2020, the company has announced its 2020 Partner of the Year Award Winners. We bring you a list of Africa partner winning organizations building new and innovative solutions for their customers. Microsoft uses the partner award to recognize outstanding partner accomplishments within its community. This year, the

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How can learners and facilitators ensure a safe digital learning environment?

Microsoft Education Lead for North, West, East & Southern Africa, Levant & Pakistan countries, Angela Nganga, shares on what learners and facilitators can do to ensure a safe digital learning environment as they learn. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world, quoted South

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Microsoft announces Reimagine Tomorrow virtual summit, invites MEA industry leaders

Microsoft invites leaders of organizations across the Middle East and Africa to join its Reimagine Tomorrow virtual summit to explore ways to adapt, reinvent and transform using technology. The virtual conference will take place on July 7 and 8 2020. Noting these are unprecedented moments, the company is inviting leaders at all

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Microsoft 4Afrika rebrands AppFactory initiative to SkillsLab

Microsoft 4Afrika, Microsoft's business and market development engine in Africa is rebranding its employability and capacity building programme, AppFactory to SkillsLab. The SkillsLab programme will as before, develop digital skills, coding capabilities and workplace readiness of young university graduates. As well as give them priority access to jobs through the

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