The first facility opened in Nairobi and dubbed the Africa Development Centre will hire local engineers tasked with working on cutting-edge technology tailored for local and global markets. It is the seventh globally, with plans under way to open another one in Lagos this year.
Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre in Kenya and Nigeria
Microsoft Africa, 14 May 2019
It was almost three decades ago that Microsoft opened its first offices in Africa. In this time, we’ve witnessed incredible growth on the continent – more internet… Read more »
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Microsoft Opens Africa's First R&D Hub in Nairobi
Nation, 14 May 2019
Technology firm Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a research and development centre in Nairobi tasked with producing innovative solutions. Read more »
Nairobi to Host Microsoft Africa Development Centre
Capital FM, 13 May 2019
American technology giant Microsoft Corporation has unveiled a plan to set up a technology development centre in Kenya. Read more »
Software company Techno Brain has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch a Digital Agriculture Platform in Africa to help farmers improve crop yields and increase income. Read more »
The centre, stationed in Nairobi, is only the fourth of such outsourced centres for Microsoft after China, Poland and India. It will provide 1,000 jobs to Kenyan youth while ... Read more »
Microsoft has joined forces with financial tech innovator Ovamba Solutions to build an African dialect language recognition system to serve millions of African small and ... Read more »
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