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First of its kind Microsoft AppFactory Academy launches in Ethiopia
Wollo University, Tulane University - Center for Global Health Equity (CGHE), and Microsoft 4Afrika have joined forces to launch a new AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia.
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Microsoft 4Afrika hands its IP Hub over to COMESA on World IP Day
Microsoft 4Afrika has transferred full ownership and management of its IP Hub to the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), expanding its reach to more African countries in an effort to enable more cross-border trade.
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Microsoft and Liquid Telecom working together to accelerate cloud adoption in Africa
Microsoft East Africa and Liquid Telecom have joined forces to improve and accelerate the use of cloud services across Africa. The joint project will help boost the continent’s access to world-class software.
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Technology is proving to be a real game-changer for growth in Africa
As Microsoft 4Afrika celebrates its 4th anniversary, Regional Director Amrote Abdella reflects on some key milestones and learnings of investing in affordable access, skills and innovation.
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Global Entrepreneurship Congress
Every year, the Global Entrepreneurship Congress gathers together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 160 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures around the world.
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How to be a start-up that stands out: Insights from the front lines of start-up competitions
As a committed partner in the Global Entrepreneurship Network, Microsoft 4Afrika works closely with various SME organisations to enable and empower start-ups and SMEs across Africa. This year, Microsoft will be sponsoring the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, taking place for the first time on African soil...
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What does it mean for technology to be innately African?
Mobile and cloud may be global technologies, but African start-ups have explored their functionalities, shaped their applications and used them to build differentiated business models suited to their markets...
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18 more countries in Africa are adopting our online IP registration system
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)...
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OPIC and Microsoft Commit to Support Wireless Internet Expansion in Kenya
Increase to internet access will have development impact in rural areas of Kenya...
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COMESA and Microsoft collaborate to promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African Countries
The strategic partnership will promote access to technology to improve regional trade, develop public sector ICT skills and promote local innovation for better service delivery...
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Microsoft appoints Amrote Abdella as new Regional Director for Microsoft 4Afrika
Ethiopian-born Amrote Abdella takes the role over from Fernando de Sousa and has her sights set on empowering every African from students to innovators and policy makers...
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Microsoft Promotes Africa’s innovators through DEMO Africa 2015
Microsoft, under the 4Afrika Initiative, has confirmed its support for the upcoming DEMO Africa event in Lagos, Nigeria. This is the fourth time that the software giant has pledged support to the pan-African event, which provides a platform for start-ups to showcase their solutions and engage investors...
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