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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 In a report, continued use of outdated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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Jack Ngare

Microsoft appoints Jack Ngare as managing director of Africa Development Centre site in Kenya

Microsoft names managing director for its new Africa Development Centre site in Kenya. Jack Ngare will head Microsoft's Africa Windows engineering team based in Nairobi, Kenya. In May Microsoft announced a new milestone on the African continent. Launching a hundred million dollar investment which Microsoft believes will be at the

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office 365

Office 365 is now available on Microsoft’s Africa datacenters

Microsoft announces the availability of Office 365 on its datacenters located in South Africa. Customers in the region can now migrate their accounts starting today according to the announcement. "We are proud to announce that Office 365 is now available on the local datacenters! Migrate your current Office 365 account

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WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY

Connecting and Inspiring Women in Technology; Microsoft LEAP Hackathon

Microsoft hosts 32 women in technology in a hackathon event in Nairobi. 9th July 2019, Nairobi: Kenya Furthering its commitment to diversity and inclusivity in the engineering and technology space, Microsoft hosted the LEAP Hackathon. The event, which strives to increase technology skills, facilitate learning through challenges as well

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Software Engineers

Meet Software Engineers working at Microsoft Africa Development Center

Microsoft Launch ADC Microsoft announced plans this year to spend a combined investment of US $100 million in the Africa Development Center(ADC). An investment to build more cutting-edge solutions suitable for the region and the rest of the world. With plans to hire up to 500 local software engineers to

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