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itel Spirit 1 notebook laptop

itel Spirit 1 laptop, full device specs and price

itel is announcing its second laptop the itel Spirit 1 notebook laptop few months after introducing the Able 1 laptop. The company introduced the device at the online launch event of the itel S17 smartphone and other itel family products. Where it also introduced the itel Smart Watch1, itel Wireless

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130K users enrol in the Coding for Employment digital skills program

The African Development Bank, AfDB, is announcing the enrolment of 130,000 users in its Coding for Employment digital skills program. The digital skills training platform was launched in December 2019 in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and Microsoft. The milestone comes as it works to equip African youth with information

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Ola Williams takes over as new Microsoft Nigeria country manager

Ola, first from left - with female Software Engineers admitted into Microsoft LEAP Engineering Acceleration Program in Nigeria Ola 'Olatomiwa' Williams assumes the new role of Microsoft country manager for Nigeria. Formerly serving as the Director of Microsoft Cloud and Digital Transformation Solutions for Microsoft's Multi-Country Cluster region. She will

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Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central is now available in Africa and the Middle East

Dynamics 365 Business Central the Microsoft business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations (SMBs) is coming to Africa and the Middle East. The solution will launch in Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, and Lebanon over this month. Dynamics 365 Business Central lets SMBs automate and streamline their business operations.

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Microsoft is inviting female software engineers in Nigeria and Ghana to participate in a SE skills workshop

Microsoft is announcing a week-long software engineering skills workshop to empower female software engineers living in Ghana and Nigeria. Microsoft's LEAP Apprenticeship program and the Microsoft Africa Development Center bring the event as part of its commitment to empowering women in tech in Africa. It is a virtual hands-on workshop

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Nigerian tech startup develops online meeting solution

A Nigerian tech startup company has developed a new application for video conferences and webinars known as Konn3ct. The new solution is developed by Newwaves Ecosystems, led by former Chams Nigeria executive, Femi Williams. Although there have been dozens of players in the business for some years, Chinese company, Zoom Video

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Kwik Delivery

Kwik Delivery closes $1.7M pre-Series A financing round

Kwik Delivery is announcing that it has closed its pre-Series A financing round. The startup successfully raised $1.7 million in equity from institutional and high net worth investors. “Kwik Delivery has demonstrated to customers and investors alike its efficiency as well as the relevance of its bold technology-based approach during

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Data Analyst Microsoft Leap Lagos Nigeria

Data Analyst, Microsoft Leap program cohort is launching in Lagos

The Microsoft Leap program is announcing a Data Analyst apprenticeship cohort scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria. Application portal for registration opens from Monday 18th to the 25th of January 2020. With selected candidates scheduled to start the 16 weeks training on the 8th of March 2020. The Data

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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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