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African Library Project, Microsoft present Hack for Africa Challenge

African Library Project in partnership with Microsoft presents the Hack for Africa Challenge. A hackathon event aimed at discovering solutions that address some of Africa's pressing needs in literacy, health, and any other sector. The hackathon event invites makers, innovators, educators, policy experts, and students from across the globe to participate.

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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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This is why an eager world can’t do business with African markets

The world is eager to do business with Africa but finds it difficult to access African markets because of poor infrastructure. Tonny Tugee, MD at SEACOM East Africa, discusses some of the factors impacting the development of infrastructure in Africa. African Markets Without a doubt, Africa is one of the world’s fastest-growing

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Cloud computing can help SMEs beat global supply disruption – Microsoft

Soromfe Uzomah, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Microsoft 4Afrika, shares on how SMEs can leverage cloud computing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Global Pandemic The global impact occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic not only on public health but on business, cannot be underestimated. Policymakers and stakeholders must thus consider the impact such global

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Jaime Galviz, Microsoft Middle East and Africa, Director of Operations and Marketing appointed General Manager in Colombia

Microsoft's Director of Operations and Marketing for the Middle East and Africa, Jaime Galviz, is taking up a new role in the company. He is now going to head the company's operations in Colombia. Starting July 1st Jamie will steer affairs as General Manager for Microsoft in Colombia.

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Microsoft Build 2020: focus on Africa – local developer community and road to power Africa

Microsoft Build 2020 is taking a new format this year. One of the many features in this year's digital event is Community Connections experience. Through these experiences, Microsoft will be hosting small group discussions that relate to the local developer community in Africa. The Microsoft Build Africa community connections experience

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