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Ola Williams takes over as new Microsoft Nigeria country manager

Ola, first from left - with female Software Engineers admitted into Microsoft LEAP Engineering Acceleration Program in Nigeria Ola 'Olatomiwa' Williams assumes the new role of Microsoft country manager for Nigeria. Formerly serving as the Director of Microsoft Cloud and Digital Transformation Solutions for Microsoft's Multi-Country Cluster region. She will

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Microsoft Partner Africa Winners 2020

2021 Microsoft Partner of the year Africa Award winners

Microsoft is announcing its partner of the year award winners and here is a list of winning organizations in Africa. The announcement comes ahead of Microsoft Inspire 2021 where it will celebrate exemplary achievements from across its global partner ecosystem. Microsoft Inspire 2021 partner event, is set to take place

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Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central is now available in Africa and the Middle East

Dynamics 365 Business Central the Microsoft business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations (SMBs) is coming to Africa and the Middle East. The solution will launch in Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, and Lebanon over this month. Dynamics 365 Business Central lets SMBs automate and streamline their business operations.

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Microsoft Game of Learners

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 Lagos Nigeria

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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