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Microsoft Hackathon Game of learners Africa

60 students across Nigeria and Kenya participate in Microsoft Hackathon

12 teams made up of 60 university students across Kenya and Nigeria are participating in the second season of the Microsoft Africa Development Center, Game of Learners (GOL) virtual hackathon. Across five weeks, the teams will take on the challenge of solving the education accessibility problems in Africa using technology.

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$8000, Microsoft announces safe@home hackathon winners

Three teams have emerged winners of the Microsoft South Africa safe@home hackathon. Winning a prize pool of eight thousand US Dollars. Six teams made it to the final qualifying round of the hackathon competition. With three teams Combat against GBV, iWitness and Report Matters going on to win it. Coming

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Tackling gender-based violence with Tech, Microsoft announces Safe@Home Hackathon

Microsoft South Africa, together with leading gender-based violence NPO partners, 1000 Women Trust and TEARS Foundation, launch Safe@Home Hackathon to address gender-based violence in South Africa. The virtual hackathon event will run from 22 September to 19 October. It invites the South African developer community to create and develop technology-based solutions that will

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Hack for Africa

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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Game of Learners hackathon

Project RemD wins Microsoft Game of Learners virtual hackathon

Microsoft Africa Development Center announces the winning project of its Game of Learners virtual hackathon. A mobile-based medical application dubbed RemD (Remote Doctor) emerged as the winner of the Game of Learners (GOL) competition sponsored by Microsoft’s Africa Development Center (ADC).The mobile application was developed by five students

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Microsoft announces winners of Remote Resilience Online Hackathon

Five solutions have been selected as winners of the Microsoft sponsored Remote Resilience Online Hackathon. The hackathon organized by BeMyApp sought to unearth new innovations in remote work during this Covid-19 pandemic era. Inviting ideas from individuals and organizations across the Middle East and Africa region. Easy Gas, an IoT

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Win $4000 in the Remote Resilience online hackathon

BeMyApp and Microsoft present an online hackathon centered around remote work. Dubbed the Remote Resilience Online Hackathon. The competition let's you showcase your remote work idea using Microsoft technology. The competition invites startups, individuals and teams with ideas around and not limited to Remote Collaboration & Productivity, Remote Secure Access

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Nigerian software developer shares her experience at the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon

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

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Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019

Female Developer in Kenya or Nigeria? Participate in the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019

Microsoft Invites Female Developers to participate in the Microsoft LEAP Hackathon 2019. The LEAP Program is a benefit of the recently announced Africa Development Centres in Lagos and Nairobi, Microsoft says. It is a 16 weeks Software Engineering Program which focuses on strengthening the place of women in technology. Combining

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Engineers Hack 2019

The Engineers Hack 2019: Hacking solutions to local challenges #EngineersHack19

Microsoft Tech Community and Microsoft Student Partners invites students to participate in a hackathon event. Labelled the Engineers Hack 2019. A 36-hour hackathon event opened to students of all institutions of higher education in Kenya. The Engineers Hack will bring students together under one roof to build solutions to local

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