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Data enthusiasts across Africa recieve Microsoft Data Science Training

Data enthusiasts from Zambia, Ghana, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, etc. get the opportunity to improve their skills. Earning an accredited data science certificate by completing the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science. 169 out of 374 enrolled participants have completed the required modules. They will go on to

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AGRA

Microsoft, AGRA, partner to co-create technology solutions in agriculture to improve food security in Africa

Microsoft through its business and market development engine in Africa, 4Afrika is partnering with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The collaboration will see Microsoft co-create technology solutions in agriculture. Supporting AGRA’s digital transformation initiative to improve food security in Africa. In a report, continued use of outdated

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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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Zindi

Microsoft to power Africa data science competition platform in new partnership with Zindi

In a new partnership, Zindi will use Microsoft's cloud computing service Azure to power their platform. Social enterprise Zindi is on a mission to build the data science ecosystem of Africa. Building Africa's first data science competition platform in the process. Microsoft is partnering with Zindi. Offering to power Zindi's data

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Jack Ngare

Microsoft appoints Jack Ngare as managing director of Africa Development Centre site in Kenya

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

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top subsidiary award

Microsoft MEA Multi-Country Cluster (MCC) wins top subsidiary award at Microsoft Inspire 2019

Microsoft's Middle East and Africa(MEA) Multi-Country Cluster(MCC) was declared Top subsidiary Award winner for Small and Multi Countries Subsidiary Category for FY19. Announced at Microsoft Inspire and Microsoft Ready 2019 partner conference in Las Vegas. Formed a year ago, the MEA MCC includes countries in Africa(minus South Africa and Egypt),

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Software Engineers

Meet Software Engineers working at Microsoft Africa Development Center

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

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Nairobi

University of Nairobi student shares Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019 Nairobi event experience

All-Female Microsoft LEAP Hackathon event in Nairobi. I thought it was going to be just an ordinary hackathon, when I first heard about the Microsoft LEAP hackathon. Where you just go and compete for prizes and that is it. Says Rosianah Musyoka, selected participant at Microsoft LEAP hackathon in

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We want to empower Africa’s youth, developers and startups: Microsoft #MAS2019

Chris Lwanga, Microsoft Senior Director, Software Partnership shared Microsoft's desire to empower Africa's youth, developers and startups to excel. He shared this as keynote speaker at MEST Africa Summit 2019 and MEST Africa Challenge in Nairobi, Kenya. Speaking to the audience he highlighted the need to focus on the youth

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