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Team Bloom wins Microsoft Game of Learners virtual hackathon

After weeks of gruelling teamwork, Microsoft announces team Bloom as winners of the second season of its Africa Development Center (ADC) Game of Learners Virtual Hackathon. Team kaizen came in second place and Team Tulearn came in third to complete the winning three teams. Season 2 of the Microsoft ADC

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Microsoft is inviting female software engineers in Nigeria and Ghana to participate in a SE skills workshop

Microsoft is announcing a week-long software engineering skills workshop to empower female software engineers living in Ghana and Nigeria. Microsoft's LEAP Apprenticeship program and the Microsoft Africa Development Center bring the event as part of its commitment to empowering women in tech in Africa. It is a virtual hands-on workshop

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1.1M Africans acquire digital skills during COVID-19

Microsoft is announcing it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories acquire digital skills. Out of this, over one million learners across Africa participated in the Microsoft Global Skills program. The global skills initiative offers free online courses across Microsoft, LinkedIn, and GitHub learning platforms. It

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Women Techsters Initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills

Microsoft is working with Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative, Tech4Dev, to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills through the Women Techsters initiative. The initiative will will focus on training women and girls in software development, product design, product management, data science and

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Data Analyst, Microsoft Leap program cohort is launching in Lagos

The Microsoft Leap program is announcing a Data Analyst apprenticeship cohort scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria. Application portal for registration opens from Monday 18th to the 25th of January 2020. With selected candidates scheduled to start the 16 weeks training on the 8th of March 2020. The Data

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Nigeria FG, Microsoft to make Nigeria’s tech space most viable in Africa

The Vice-President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has hinted the Federal Government (FG) of Nigeria is looking to work with Microsoft to make Nigeria the tech hub of Africa. By collaborating with the multinational corporation to use technology to address issues affecting Nigerians and engage Nigeria's

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Tech4Dev, Microsoft empower women in Nigeria with tech skills

Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative, Tech4Dev, is a Nigerian non-profit organization working with Microsoft to skill more women with tech skills. The partnership program with Microsoft Nigeria has seen women trained in coding and deep tech skills. Through an experiential learning initiative called the Nigerian Women Techsters. With partners like

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Ekiti State Government partners with Microsoft to train youth

The youth in Ekiti State, Nigeria, will benefit from a new collaboration between the state government and Microsoft Nigeria. The partnership will see the youth acquire new digital skills, get certified and become employable. Ekiti State Government will also invest about two hundred thousand dollars in two thousand participants with

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TD Tech Experience Centre to host Microsoft technology envisioning sessions

Microsoft Nigeria is taking advantage of TD Africa's Tech Experience Centre to promote customer immersive experiences. The centre will allow the company host Microsoft technology solution envisioning sessions with customers, says General Manager Akin Banuso. He noted the envisioning sessions will be like a window into the future and present

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

Update: New date for Nigeria event announced.Watch the full Kenya 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

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