MENU

Posts Tagged ‘4Afrika initiative’

  • Microsoft ICT Authority

    Microsoft to support start-ups in Nigeria

    December 12, 2014 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Microsoft to support start-ups in Nigeria

    Microsoft and 88mph have revealed the expansion of the Microsoft Ventures program into Nigeria. As part of the 4Afrika Initiative, the collaboration, according to both parties, will help improve start-ups’ productivity by offering tools, resources,...

  • Demo-Africa

    Top 4 applications solving real problems in Africa

    September 26, 2014 • Lists, West AfricaComments Off on Top 4 applications solving real problems in Africa

    Fourty young startups from across the continent took centre stage at DEMO Africa in Nigeria on the 24th September 2014. Each startup pitched their innovations to investors in hope of securing financial and technical support from some of the world’s largest...

  • Mteto Nyati

    Microsoft appoints youth to 4Afrika Advisory Council

    February 19, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft appoints youth to 4Afrika Advisory Council

    On Tuesday, Microsoft introduced four youth members to the 4Afrika Advisory Council to ensure the critical voices of Africa’s large youth demographic are heard. The Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council, announced last October, is an external board of advisers...

  • Microsoft recognises the world’s most innovative educators, with schools and teachers from Africa being honoured (image: Mobile News Daily)

    Microsoft launches African scholarship programme

    August 12, 2013 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft launches African scholarship programme

    In recognition of International Youth Day, Microsoft today introduced the 4Afrika Scholarship program, as part of its 4Afrika Initiative, through which it will provide mentorship, leadership and technical training, certification, university-level education,...

  • Microsoft’s 4Afrika offers internships for Obama’s YALI Fellows

    July 2, 2013 • OnlineComments Off on Microsoft’s 4Afrika offers internships for Obama’s YALI Fellows

    One of the core missions of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative is to actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness. Over the weekend, Microsoft took new steps to deliver on that commitment. While visiting Africa,...

  • Microsoft, Indigo Telecom to deliver low-cost broadband access

    February 5, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Microsoft, Indigo Telecom to deliver low-cost broadband access

    Microsoft, in collaboration with the government of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communications and Indigo Telecom Ltd., has launched a pilot project to deliver low-cost wireless broadband access to previously unserved locations near Nanyuki...

  • Huawei to launch low-cost Windows Phone 8 for Africa

    February 5, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Huawei to launch low-cost Windows Phone 8 for Africa

    Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei announced that it will be launching a low-cost Windows Phone 8 handset into the African market. The announcement was made as part of Microsoft’s 4Afrika initiative, which kicks off today. “Smartphones in Africa still...