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Microsoft Internship positions across Africa: Angola, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Botswana

Here are the available Microsoft 4Afrika internship positions across Africa. Find internship roles in, Angola, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Botswana. Microsoft 4Afrika's internship initiative provides real employment opportunities to talented young professionals in Sales, Marketing and IT Technical Support tracks. A response to demand from its software distribution and

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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 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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Africa Tech Summit kigali

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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Microsoft Africa pictures Abu Dhabi Digital Authority

2019: Microsoft in Africa and the Middle East, year in pictures

We look back at 2019 and acknowledge the year had some amazing surprises and announcements from Microsoft. Especially in the Africa and Middle East region where we focus. Let's take you through some of these exciting moments through pictures. Microsoft Virtual Academy homepage Microsoft announced "we are consolidating our

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Windows PC Affordability in Africa Initiative

Microsoft introduces Windows PC Affordability in Africa Initiative

Microsoft is announcing the Windows PC Affordability in Africa Initiative, together with its OEM partners. A bold move to reduce pirating of Microsoft software in emerging markets. Microsoft announced the initiative at a press briefing held in its Bryanston office in Johannesburg. The initiative, Microsoft says aims to "reduce the

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Microsoft Africa Datacenter

Microsoft experiences month on month double digit growth in Africa Datacenter

Microsoft's open source team hosted the first open cloud summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. The summit powered by Microsoft Azure, showcased some of the most innovative open source technologies in the Azure cloud. Microsoft South Africa, Azure Business Group Lead, Johannes Kanis revealed key momentum and engagements of customers

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apprenticeship program

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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second cohort of 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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