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A creative space to bring new ideas to life, Microsoft opens The Garage in Africa

In November last year, we hinted that Microsoft was bringing The Garage program to Africa. Months on the company is officially launching the innovation hub and creative space to engage with the broader academic, start-up and local tech ecosystem to develop and bring new impactful ideas to life. Microsoft The

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Futurize launches university Innovation challenge in partnership with Microsoft, AstraZeneca

Futurize is launching its first annual Fuel Africa Innovation Program from March 17 to 25, 2022. In partnership with AstraZeneca, through the A.Catalyst Network, and Microsoft and co-funded by Bristol Myers Squibb and Famfa Oil. To equip young entrepreneurs with the resources to build high-potential venture ideas and contribute to

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Cairo ICT 2021, Microsoft showcases innovations in Cloud, AI, Security, and modern work

Cairo ICT 2021 is underway in Egypt and Microsoft is taking the opportunity to showcase its latest technological innovations in the areas of the Cloud, AI, Security and modern work. It is also showing off the latest Surface products, the Surface Pro 7+, Surface Laptop Go and Surface Go 2.

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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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Kenyan company, Upepo Technology, Receives Microsoft Grant for Innovation in Water

Upepo Technology recieves Microsoft AI for Earth grant. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Upepo Technology Company Limited, a Kenyan technology firm has become the latest recipient of Microsoft's AI for Earth grant. The award from Microsoft is to help the company extend its innovative developments. Upepo joins

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Team SmartARM of Canada win 2018 Imagine Cup championship

Team SmartARM emerge winners in the 2018 Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition.  The 2018 edition of the Microsoft student developer championship has a winner, Team SmartARM. Team SmartARM, is made up of students from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. The team won the 2018 championship with their smartARM idea. A

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Microsoft Policy Innovation Center opens in Africa in partnership with Strathmore University, Kenya

Microsoft Policy Innovation Center opens in Africa. Microsoft partnered with Strathmore University, Kenya, to digitally transform their law school and also create a platform to transform and advance policy in the sub region. The partnership includes a Microsoft auditorium and Microsoft Policy Innovation center. The Microsoft auditorium will be available to

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