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Microsoft Student Summit Africa 2021 set for 1-3 December

Microsoft Student Summit Africa (MSSA) is back and is scheduled to take place from 1st to 3rd December 2021. The free three-day virtual conference will seek to upskill and expose students to Microsoft technologies. With learning covering artificial intelligence, cloud computing, Microsoft Power Platform, web development, etc. The event

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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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Microsoft hires 200 software engineers to work in Kenya ADC

Microsoft announced the launch of its global skills initiative in Kenya today. At the event, Kenya Country Manager, Kendi Ntwiga-Nderitu, disclosed the company has so far hired about 200 software engineers at the Kenya Africa Development Center (ADC) site. The company earlier mentioned plans to recruit 500 software engineers by

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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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Microsoft Africa Development Center software engineers celebrate one year of working for the company

July 2020 signalled a milestone for Microsoft in Africa and most importantly local software engineers working with the company. Microsoft celebrated one year of hiring African software engineers to work in its Africa based global development center. https://twitter.com/donasarkar/status/1154687816821039106?s=20 Some of these software engineers took to social media to share the one-year anniversary

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Microsoft unable to meet recruitment target for Africa Development Centre

Microsoft announced the Africa Development Center with plans to recruit about 100 full-time software engineers by the end of 2019. Latest details show the company is far from reaching this target. As only about seventy roles and positions have been filled as at January 2020. Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Africa

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Join Microsoft at the Africa Development Center meet and greet session

Microsoft is inviting software developers to a meet and greet session this Friday 11th October 2019. Come, meet and engage with visiting software engineering team members form Microsoft HQ. As well as Microsoft Africa Development Center engineering team at the Microsoft office at 2pm in Nairobi. The invitation reads; You are

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Microsoft announces Managing Director of cognition Africa engineering team in Nigeria

Former Windows and Windows phone partner architect returns to the company as Managing Director in new Microsoft initiative in Nigeria. Gafar Lawal will lead the Microsoft Africa cognition team as Managing Director. Helping the team based in Lagos develop a suite of mixed reality and artificial intelligence cloud services. These will

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Microsoft Africa Development Center, other initiatives to help Africa make final leap

Microsoft Middle East and Africa president Samer Abu-Ltaif says bold initiatives like the Microsoft Africa Development Center are needed. Talking about Africa taking a leap in the new era of innovation in the region. Citing recent $100 million Microsoft investment to have extensive implications for the continent. By driving growth

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