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Microsoft introduces the 4Afrika Scholarship program

LAGOS, Nigeria — Aug. 12, 2013 — In recognition of International Youth Day, Microsoft Corp. 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...

Microsoft Nigeria Launch 9jApps Contest for Developers

Microsoft Nigeria today formally declared open its 9jApps contest. The challenge is designed to empower local developers to take advantage of Microsoft’s new tools and resources to develop locally appealing and locally-relevant apps for the Windows platform, utilizing Visual Studio 2012 and the Windows Phone SDK, in addition to...

Microsoft Launches 4afrika Initiative

Microsoft Corporation has launched Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, a new effort through which it will actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness.  As part of the project, Microsoft is investing N12 billion in Nigeria. Speaking during the commemoration of the company’s stewardship in...

Microsoft Teams with the Government of Kenya and Indigo Telecom to Deliver Low-Cost, Solar-Powered Broadband Access Using Cutting Edge White Spaces Technologies

NAIROBI – Feb 5, 2013 – Microsoft Corp., in collaboration with the Government of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communications and Indigo Telecom Ltd., today announced the launch of a pilot project delivering low-cost wireless broadband access to previously unserved locations near Nanyuki and...

Microsoft Introduces the 4Afrika Initiative to Help Improve the Continent’s Global Competitiveness

Redmond, WA – February 5, 2013 – Microsoft Corporation today introduced the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, a new effort through which the company will actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness. By 2016, the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative plans to help place...