Microsoft 4Afrika
Nov 17, 2020

It’s time to reset the lens through which we view skills

We still have a long way to go before we reach a critical mass of digital skills to be considered a competitive outsourcing hub says Martin Ndlovu, Skills Programme Manager, Microsoft 4Afrika.

The race against economic inequality within emerging markets – a case for SMEs

It has been identified that SMEs are of overwhelming importance for developing countries, because they account for more than 90% of all firms outside the agriculture sector says Soromfe Uzomah, Head: Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft 4Afrika.
Mar 20, 2019

Talking African tech investment needs

Investors looking to spend money in Africa would do well to consider key sectors such as future workforce development, edutech.
Feb 8, 2018

Kenya: Skills initiative launched to support local software development

12C AppFactory designed to skill up budding developers and provide access to first-grade jobs.
Sep 7, 2017

Is Africa ready for GDPR?

For African businesses looking to do business with the European Union, non-compliance could mean non-business warns Louis Otieno, Director of Corporate Affairs for Microsoft 4Afrika.
May 29, 2017

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Latest Academy added to list of eight already established in Africa.
Jan 20, 2017

OPINION: What does it mean for technology to be innately African?

Amrote Abdella, Regional Director of Microsoft 4Afrika says creating uniquely African technologies that add practical value to the lives of Africans is what defines technology that is innately African.
Jan 26, 2015

TV white spaces project launched in Ghana

Commercial TV white spaces project provides students in Ghana access to online bundles, devices.
Nov 12, 2014

Why Skrill's Microsoft 4Afrika alliance matters

Skrill, Microsoft 4Afrika to launch e-commerce portal for African digital businesses.
Oct 24, 2013

Microsoft partners with three African incubation hubs

CcHub in Nigeria, DTBi in Tanzania and AfriLabs are set to benefit from the agreement.
Oct 9, 2013

Former Tanzanian president to chair Microsoft 4Afrika council

Benjamin Mkapa steps in to help tech giant make Africa a more competitive global player.