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How technology could promote growth in 5 African countries

For several years now, Africa has been viewed as an upcoming growth market. According to experts, there are several reasons to back the optimism: the continent has the youngest population globally, a promising consumption market for decades to come, and the continent is increasingly mobile phone-enabled. A growing digital ecosystem

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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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Partnerships in technology play critical role in Covid-19 crisis – Amrote Abdella, Microsoft 4Afrika

The current global crisis has highlighted several areas, from the need of efficient information management to the need of accurate data gathering for faster medical response. In looking at the role of technology during this period, one area that has stood apart in driving meaningful change is the role of

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AI technology

Using Mixed Reality and AI technology to power game changing experiences

Microsoft used its latest mixed reality capture technology to create an on stage human sized hologram. Well this isn't new. What is new this time around is that the hologram from the demo below was speaking Japanese. A language Microsoft CVP, Azure Marketing doesn't speak. Using mixed reality and Azure

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Microsoft to raise 1000 software developers and support startups in Jordan

Microsoft signs MoU with Jordan government to raise 1000 local software developers, Support emerging software startups and support MCIT ministry with AI technology adoption. Microsoft has signed a memorandum of understanding and partnership with the Jordanian government. The partnership will see Microsoft support the Jordan ICT ministry with their ICT and

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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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Technology for Social Impact

Microsoft’s new Technology for Social Impact group to support and bring value to Nonprofit community

Microsoft's Technology for Social Impact group announcement is Microsoft's way of helping the nonprofit community do more. Leveraging technology into their operations  The drive to empower organizations to achieve more especially nonprofits has never been high. Touching and transforming lives in the minutest way possible but with a lasting effect. In

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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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Microsoft Certified Trainers Summit Africa 2016

Microsoft Certified Trainers Summit 2016 event is taking place on each continent around the world and the Africa meet up is scheduled to take place in Accra, Ghana. Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) events are the best opportunities to interact with other trainers. You can learn a new technical skill, how to teach a specific

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Otema Yirenkyi

Otema Yirenkyi to Speak at Women in Tech March Meet-Up

Microsoft Ghana's country manager Otema Yirenkyi will be speaking at the March meet-up of Women in Tech, which will take place at the iSpace Foundation Hub in Osu, Accra on the 5th of March 2015 at 6pm. Women in Technology Nights out are informal networking events focused on educating and enhancing

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