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Microsoft hires 200 software engineers to work in Kenya ADC

Microsoft announced the launch of its global skills initiative in Kenya today. At the event, Kenya Country Manager, Kendi Ntwiga-Nderitu, disclosed the company has so far hired about 200 software engineers at the Kenya Africa Development Center (ADC) site. The company earlier mentioned plans to recruit 500 software engineers by

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

Update: New date for Nigeria event announced.Watch the full Kenya 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

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Microsoft announces new Africa Research Institute to improve productivity in work, health, society

Microsoft announces a new Africa Research Institute (MARI) as its latest investment on the continent. The Microsoft Africa Research Institute according to the company will focus on foundational research to improve productivity in areas such as work, health and society. The research institute will be co-located in the Microsoft Africa

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Microsoft unable to meet recruitment target for Africa Development Centre

Microsoft announced the Africa Development Center with plans to recruit about 100 full-time software engineers by the end of 2019. Latest details show the company is far from reaching this target. As only about seventy roles and positions have been filled as at January 2020. Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Africa

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Join Microsoft at the Africa Development Center meet and greet session

Microsoft is inviting software developers to a meet and greet session this Friday 11th October 2019. Come, meet and engage with visiting software engineering team members form Microsoft HQ. As well as Microsoft Africa Development Center engineering team at the Microsoft office at 2pm in Nairobi. The invitation reads; You are

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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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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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