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There’s no limit to what you can achieve as a woman in ICT, says Somtochukwu Ochuba
Posted by the Editorial Team In the spirit of International Women's Day on 8 March, we are speaking to some of the inspirational women at Microsoft. Somtochukwu Ochuba is one of our Microsoft Academy of College Hires (MACH) interns in Nigeria. Having attended a 4Afrika-approved partner university...
23 Mar 2015
How Microsoft Windows Azure can save your start-up time and money
By Dele Akinsade, Server and Tools Business Group Lead for Sub-Saharan Africa Those of you who move in IT circles might have heard of Microsoft Azure. But it’s not just for the IT savvy – in fact, Azure is the perfect cloud-based platform for any business owner, small or large. If your...
17 Mar 2015
5 minutes with Dele Akinsade
Posted by Editor Dele has recently taken up the position of Server and Tools Business Group Lead for Sub-Saharan Africa. Previously, he was the Developer Platform Evangelism Lead for Sub-Saharan Africa. Here, he shares his thoughts on life, Africa and why he loves his job. How long have you...
25 Feb 2014
Microsoft accelerates tech growth in Africa with Dev Camps
Posted by Dele Akinsade Developer Platforms Evangelism Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Islands Developers are crucial to Africa’s digital development. Without local developers to rely on, Africa would struggle to gain ground in an increasingly digital global economy. And, they are...
29 Apr 2013
Be the next big thing in Africa
Posted by: Dele Akinsade, Developer Platforms Evangelism Lead, sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Islands I must have the best job at Microsoft. I get to experience the passion of young people using technology every day, and how a little imagination can solve seemingly impossible problems. Like this...
16 Oct 2013
Get behind African developers for Imagine Cup 2013
Posted by Dele Akinsade Developer Platforms Evangelism Lead, Sub-Saharan Africa and Indian Ocean Islands It’s that time of the year again: the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition season is in full swing, with local finals taking place across the continent. The competition brings together student...
15 Apr 2013
Supporting Africa’s culture of innovation for a better tomorrow
Posted by Robert Kayihura, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Today, we are celebrating World Intellectual Property Day , a global event that brings attention to the importance of intellectual property in encouraging innovation and creativity. This year’s theme is ‘ Creativity: The...
25 Apr 2013
Interview with Abiola Olaniran: Taking on the Windows Games world by storm!
By Dele Akinsade, Platforms Evangelism Lead, West, East, and Central Africa, and Indian Ocean Islands A fun-loving, piano-playing, visionary geek. Abiola Olaniran dreamed about the dramatic rise of the mobile space in Africa, and of his own tech empire to go with it. Five years later he is Nigeria’s...
27 Nov 2013
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