Microsoft launches tech research facility in Nairobi

Microsoft Africa Research Institute will delve deeper into AI, machine learning, systems and human-computer interaction, among others.
Vincent Matinde

Airband initiative to boost high-speed internet in Nigeria

Microsoft and West African solar-based ISP Tzeti link collaborate to roll out initiative.
Nov 17, 2021

Microsoft tailors Africa digital strategy with Transformation Office launch

Software firm announces resource, to be headed up by MD Wael Elkabbany.
Oct 5, 2021

It’s all systems go as Microsoft rolls out Windows 11

The company will use a measured and phased process in offering Windows 11, as it has done with Windows 10 feature updates.
Jul 23, 2021

Ecobank, Microsoft to support Africa’s COVID-19 stricken SMEs

Companies, together with LinkedIn and GitHub, to launch digital-focused training initiative.

Africa Digital Foundry centres Standard Bank, Microsoft’s DX ambitions

Foundry is a strategic alliance through which companies plan to reach 100 million customers in Africa over the next five years.
May 12, 2021

Tech intensity - what innovation really means for modern businesses

Harnessing tech intensity is how the most innovative and successful businesses today gain a competitive advantage says Mohamed Mikou, Chief Operating Officer & CMO - Middle East & Africa, ‎Microsoft.
May 10, 2021

Africa needs broadband, actionable data to meet healthcare demand warn experts

Call for more private-public partnership and support for innovation to address key issues.
Mar 9, 2021

Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women

In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.
Sep 28, 2020

Tech firms eager to add to Nigeria’s experience centre initiative

Microsoft, Cisco highlight the democratisation of technology and access to connectivity as key deliverables.
Jul 17, 2020

Halliburton Forms Strategic Agreement with Microsoft and Accenture to Advance Digital Capabilities

Halliburton enters into a five-year strategic agreement to advance Halliburton’s digital capabilities in Microsoft Azure.
May 5, 2020

Thumbzup now processes card transactions in Azure Cloud

Thumbzup is proud to announce it is now processing card transactions in Azure.