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More African countries to automate IP registration

Following a successful trial in Kenya, Microsoft is handing over the source code for an online intellectual property (IP) registration system to IP authorities across Africa, including the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO). The system was first developed and tested...

Microsoft priotitizes education in Africa

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the horizon, the World Economic Forum predicts that over a third of the most important workplace skills will change in the next five years. One of the most important and tough tasks educators...

Entrepreneurs reach for the sky with Microsoft

Entrepreneurs in Gaza are being empowered with real business connections to Microsoft enterprise clients to start their own software consultancies. Microsoft under the 4Afrika Initiative has collaborated with Mercy Corps’ startup accelerator, Gaza Sky Geeks, to run the Gaza...

Microsoft, Intel partner for 4Afrika Youth Device Program

Today, Microsoft, in association with Intel Corporation East Africa and the Kenya Private Schools Alliance, have announced the launch of the Youth Device Program, to provide a bundle of affordable devices, educational applications, online services, affordable data plans, and smart financing...

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 tasked with...

Ghana’s Bright Simons appointed to Microsoft Africa Board

Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday unveiled the 4Afrika Advisory Council, an external board of advisers tasked with guiding strategic investments undertaken by the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative across the continent and ensuring 4Afrika is closely aligned to broad African development goals....

Africa is Microsoft’s second biggest investment – Microsoft SA MD

Technology giant Microsoft last week announced a partnership with the South African government’s Jobs Fund - an alliance that will provide assistance to small technology businesses. Microsoft South Africa’s Managing Director Mteto Nyati sat down with ITNewsAfrica to discuss why Microsoft has...

Microsoft launches BizSpark to give tech startups a boost

Microsoft South Africa today announced the launch of its BizSpark programme. This initiative is aimed at giving entrepreneurs and small businesses a boost. To make this happen, Microsoft has partnered with the South African government's Jobs Fund (which provided...

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, and employment opportunities for promising African students. Mentorship...

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, US President...
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