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Africa Datacenters

Microsoft’s Africa datacenters go live in South Africa

Microsoft Announces Africa Datacenters are available. Its Africa Cloud Regions are live. Today, Microsoft announced its Africa datacenters are live. The two Datacenters located in South Africa will bring Microsoft's total available and announced cloud regions to 54. Microsoft says the datacenters will begin to generally offer Azure service followed

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Campus Connect

Microsoft hosts Campus Connect Summit in Nairobi, Kenya

The first Campus Connect Summit, A Microsoft Education Partner Summit takes place in Nairobi. Microsoft hosted a 2 day education partner summit in Nairobi at the Villa Rosa kempinski hotel. The event brought together over a hundred Microsoft education partners, educators and from across the country. Preparing graduates for 21st Century panel

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FirstBank Nigeria

Microsoft partners FirstBank Nigeria to provide SME’s with a platform to accelerate their digital transformation journey

Microsoft Partners with FirstBank Nigeria Limited. Providing SME's with a skills development platform, access to networks and discounted Microsoft products, payable in local currency. The partnership started out as a memorandum of understanding in June 2018. Microsoft through its 4Afrika arm has reached an agreement with FirstBank of Nigeria.

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ecosystem

Microsoft’s drive to build a self sustainable startup ecosystem across Africa and the Middle East

Microsoft last year changed its business approach to dealing with Partners. Introducung a new win win strategy. A startegy where Microsoft see's its partners as its growth engine. Ibrahim Youssry Microsoft Regional General Manager MEA MCC put's it this way. "Our success comes with success to our partner ecosystem. To

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Change-Makers

Ghanaian Teacher one of ten Change-Makers who inspired Microsoft CEO in 2018

Ghanaian Teacher, Richard Owura Kwadwo Hottish Akoto Appiah, one of ten Change-Makers who inspired Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella in 2018 10 Change-Makers that inspired Satya Nadella in 2018 Satya nadella has named Richard 'Owura Kwadwo Hottish' Akoto as part of individuals and teams who inspired him in 2018. The CEO of

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Innovation Africa 2018

Microsoft signs MoU with Zimbabwe Ministry of Education at Innovation Africa 2018

At Innovation Africa 2018 Microsoft signs MoU to create modern classrooms that drives innovation, performance and growth.   Microsoft signs partnership with the Zimbabwe Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education at Innovation Africa Summit 2018. The partnership will see it assist the Zimbabwean government in "crating modern classrooms that drive innovation, performance

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support Innovators under their National ICT Initiatives Support Program

Microsoft East Africa signs MoU with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance Uganda

Microsoft signs MoU with Ministry of ICT & National Guidance Uganda Microsoft has signed a partnership with the Ugandan ministry of ICT in what it calls strategic. The partnership, Microsoft says aims to create a sustainable, scalable project and initiatives that will leverage Microsoft technologies. The Uganda Ministry of ICT and

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Microsoft and CPGR

Microsoft and CPGR unveil project to advance medical research and healthcare in Africa

Microsoft and the CPGR unveil a first-for-Africa platform to advance medical research and healthcare on the continent Press release : 30 October 2018, Cape Town – Microsoft, through its 4Afrika initiative, and the Centre for Proteomic & Genomic Research (CPGR) have embarked on a joint project bringing together the intelligent cloud and

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Partner CEO Forum

Microsoft hosts Ghana Partner CEO Forum in Accra

Microsoft meets with Partners in Ghana at Partner CEO Forum to share Vision and Strategy   Microsoft hosts Partner CEO Forum event to show support and commitment to its business ecosystem in Ghana. This was evident with the high level representation of the Microsoft team in the room. From the General Manger

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