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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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We are supporting the lifecycle of the developer in Africa and the Middle East – Microsoft

Microsoft is supporting literally the lifecycle of a developer in the Middle East and Africa says Julien Bertin, Azure Business Lead for Middle East and Africa for Microsoft. From the time you graduate to the time you retire literally. At every single step of the journey, we have programs to

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We are committed to ensuring farming communities are equipped with AI, IoT, edge computing tools – Microsoft

Microsoft hosts a media round table event throwing light on its endeavours in the agricultural sector in Africa. With partners, Amiran Kenya Limited and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) joining Microsoft to share on their partnership journey in Kenya. At a time where industries are called to relook

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Cutting-edge technology can drive Africa towards a food-secure future

Amrote Abdella, Regional Director Microsoft 4Afrika, believes cutting-edge technology such as data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa. Find out more on why she believes this through partner activities and programs across Africa. One of most the prominent challenges facing Africa is providing food security for

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$72K, African App Launchpad Cup 2020 competition

IT Industry Development Agency (itidA) is collaborating with Microsoft Egypt to host the 2020 African App Launchpad Cup pitch competition. The virtual competition opens to teams or startups in 21 African countries. Eligible African countries include; Algeria, Angola, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt,

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Uber to host Tech For Safety Summit 2020 on safety, technology, innovation in Africa

Uber is announcing the second edition of its Tech For Safety Summit for Sub-Saharan Africa. Scheduled to be held virtually on the 22 October 2020. The event will foster conversations around safety challenges and how technology can be used to build safer communities. Like last years' Uber says the

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

Update: Watch the full 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 take for you to join them

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Huawei brings seamless, contactless payments to 20 African countries in new partnership with Mondia Pay

Chinese technology company Huawei is partnering with digital payment company Mondi Pay to bring seamless, contactless payments to customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. The partnership will give Huawei customers a simple, fast and secure way to pay for online services using their mobile phone without a

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