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Microsoft 4Afrika rebrands AppFactory initiative to SkillsLab

Microsoft 4Afrika, Microsoft's business and market development engine in Africa is rebranding its employability and capacity building programme, AppFactory to SkillsLab. The SkillsLab programme will as before, develop digital skills, coding capabilities and workplace readiness of young university graduates. As well as give them priority access to jobs through the

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innovation in Africa ABIS 2020

Microsoft names biggest problem to driving innovation in Africa

Making sure your resources are highly skilled, is what Microsoft executive, Kunle Awosika, notes will drive innovation in Africa. He made the remark addressing over three hundred delegates. Representing CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, heads of IT, etc. in the banking and financial industry from across East Africa. At the second Africa

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Microsoft Africa recruitment

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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Africa Digital Media Institute

Microsoft 4Afrika, Africa Digital Media Institute open game and mobile app development AppFactory in Nairobi, Kenya

Africa Digital Media Institute partners with Microsoft to open Kenya's 3rd AppFactory. Microsoft launched its 18th Africa skills development AppFactory academy in Nairobi today. The 3rd in Kenya after the Mawingu Network and the United States International University AppFactory. This 3rd one is in partneship with Africa Digital Media Institue(ADMI),

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Microsoft virtual academy

Microsoft retires Microsoft Virtual Academy, replaces it with Microsoft Learn

As a technology company Microsoft offers learning resources. For people who want to develop technical skills and confidence as well as build career opportunities. Most often allowing them to leverage and skill up in their tools and technologies. These platforms include, Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA), Cloud Society Platform, Microsoft courses

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AppFactory

Microsoft’s AppFactory program is Empowering Africa’s young developers with skills and modern technologies

Microsoft 4Afrika Academy dean, Lutz Ziob talks about the Microsoft AppFactory Program. Lutz Ziob speaks to the media The idea of the Microsoft 4Afrika AppFactory is to bridge the gap of Africans who understand and use modern technologies and platforms. Making them highly employable with modern developer and digital skills in

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Richard Akoto

Transforming learning and impacting student skills, Microsoft Invites Richard Akoto to Singapore

Microsoft hosts Richard Akoto at its 2018 Microsoft Global Education Exchange Summit (E2) conference taking place in Singapore You surely have come across the post or image about a teacher who drew Microsoft Word on a chalkboard. No? Really? Not yet? Okay let's catch up.  Richard Appiah Akoto an ICT junior high

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurs

Microsoft 4Afrika partners TEF to bring Digital Technology to Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurs across Africa

  Microsoft 4Afrika has signed a partnership with Tony Elumelu Foundation to provide Technology and skills support to Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurs across Africa. Entrepreneurs in the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurs program will benefit from technology tools, resources and mentorship in this partnership project. The mission is to help these entrepreneurs use ICT

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TizaaWorks

World Vision replaces IICD as TizaaWorks Partners

Microsoft Ghana collaborates with World Vision Ghana to run TizaaWorks, it's employability platform after IICD it's founding implementing partner ceased operations. TizaaWorks online platform is a Microsoft YouthSpark and Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative introduced by Microsoft Ghana. TizaaWorks is a national one-stop online hub for employability and entrepreneurship to equip young graduates and school-leavers with the right employable skills to

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