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Apprenticeship Opportunity, get Microsoft certified worth KES 25000 – Kenya

Do you want to be a developer and are passionate about cloud computing? Here's an opportunity to be Microsoft certified in Azure. You will also get the chance to join the Microsoft AppFactory apprentice program. The Microsoft AppFactory in Nanyuki, Kenya is giving an opportunity to get Microsoft certified in

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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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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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WISE Mentoring Program

WISE4Afrika – Microsoft 4Afrika collaborates with Strathmore University to extend WISE Mentoring Program into Africa

"Growing up as a woman in Kenya, there was a lack of female role models within STEM for me to engage with and learn from" says Wanjira Kamwere, program lead of WISE4Afrika. An initiative by Microsoft to inspire women to take up careers in technology. Microsoft through its 4Afrika engine

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cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a central challenge of our digital age; Microsoft Hosts Cybersecurity event in Nairobi

Several Kenyan government and public service websites were hacked early this year rendering services unavailable. According to the Communications Authority of Kenya, cyber-attacks in Kenya increased by 167% from October to December 2018. This cybersecurity firm Serianu Ltd says cost the Kenyan economy about 29.5B KSH [286M USD]. The firm

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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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Nairobi

University of Nairobi student shares Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019 Nairobi event experience

All-Female Microsoft LEAP Hackathon event in Nairobi. I thought it was going to be just an ordinary hackathon, when I first heard about the Microsoft LEAP hackathon. Where you just go and compete for prizes and that is it. Says Rosianah Musyoka, selected participant at Microsoft LEAP hackathon in

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Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019

Female Developer in Kenya or Nigeria? Participate in the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019

Microsoft Invites Female Developers to participate in the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019. The LEAP Program is a benefit of the recently announced Africa Development Centres in Lagos and Nairobi, Microsoft says. It is a 16 weeks Software Engineering Program which focuses on strengthening the place of women in technology. Combining

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