Africa Tech Summit

African innovations are on a rise, there are more investments in its tech industries with the venture capital funding to start-ups increasing to $560million in 2017 from $277million in 2015. CNBC Africa had a conversation with Somet Kipchilat, Partner Development Manager at Microsoft 4Afrika Initiatives for more on this.

What is Azure Stack

BUSINESS CHALLENGES AND THE NEED FOR A HYBRID CLOUD PLATFORM Every company in every industry around the world is being challenged to transform from an organization that uses digital technology, to a digital organization. Application modernization is at the heart of digital transformation, with the opportunity to help companies engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations …

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Winsenga- Bringing Affordable Healthcare to Mothers

In an effort to help save lives, Joshua the CEO of Winsenga and his team developed a portable and affordable electronic fetal heart rate monitor that plugs into a mobile phone and is operated using an app. Doctors and midwives will be able to more accurately monitor and track the health of both baby and …

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Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative grants.

Microsoft  launched its Affordable Access Initiative Grant Fund for a 2nd year bringing affordable internet access new tech & services to undeserved markets Did you know? Most of the world is not connected to the internet. Undeserved markets, rural areas and economically-disadvantaged communities are least likely to have access to the internet. With advances in …

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TV White Spaces- Affordable Access

Microsoft`s Africa initiatives (4Afrika) built to actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness across three key pillars Innovation, Affordable Access and World class skills, this is in line with Microsoft`s Commitment to Empower every organization on the Planet to Achieve more. In Kenya, Microsoft Working with a local partner Mawingu, rolled …

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