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.
Some of these software engineers took to social media to share the one-year anniversary Read More
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 Read More
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;
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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 Read More
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 Read More
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 Read More
Microsoft Launch ADC
Microsoft announced plans this year to spend a combined investment of US $100 million in the Africa Development Center(ADC). An investment to build more cutting-edge solutions suitable for the region and the rest of the world. With plans to hire up to 500 local software engineers to Read More
Microsoft hosts 30 female developers in Lagos.
Microsoft invited female developers in Kenya and Nigeria to participate in the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019 event. An initiative of the newly launched Microsoft Africa Development center. The all-female event seeks to strengthen the place of women in technology. A four day program combining Read More
Amrote Abdella Microsoft Regional Director shares on Microsoft investing in Africa's technology space.
Microsoft officially launched Lagos Africa Development Center site at an event in Nigeria. The Lagos team will develop Azure services that power new Augmented Reality experiences for Microsoft's mixed reality platform. An investment that will enable digital transformation to create sustained societal impact in Africa says Microsoft.
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