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 The Africans at Microsoft group (a.k.a. Diversity Advisory Council for Africans at Microsoft) is an association of full time Microsoft employees who are of African origin or have an interest in Africa. This organization is dedicated to supporting the African community at Microsoft by providing initiatives related to technology that advance African prospects through promoting our cultural diversity and providing a medium to communicate within and outside Microsoft.  We strive to uphold Microsoft’s mission to enable people and businesses to realize their full potential in the African community at large.

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    The African Mobile Revolution Narrowing the Technology Divide

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    By Chilumba Mubashi – SDET II, Windows Mobile The Digital Divide In a United Nations publication covering African Recovery , it was noted that the continent of “ Africa had the fewest telephone lines, radios, televisions sets, computers, and internet...
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    Our mission

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    The Africans at Microsoft group (a.k.a. Diversity Advisory Council for Africans at Microsoft) is an association of full time Microsoft employees who are of African origin or have an interest in Africa. This organization is dedicated to supporting the...
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    Pursuing an MBA

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    MBA Speaker Panel hosted on Campus - Spearheaded by our VP for Membership Development, Chika Ekeji , Africans at Microsoft recently sponsored a speaker panel on our corporate campus entitled, " Pursuing an MBA – Motives, Value, and Opportunities. " It...
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    Africa's Mobile Revolution

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    By Tawanda Sibanda Being African can be depressing at times. Every day I read discouraging stories about hyper-inflation in Zimbabwe, piracy in Somalia, and massacres in Congo. Even an eternal optimist cannot help feeling that the continent is cursed...
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    Cairo Microsoft Innovation Center (CMIC)

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    Recently, I attended a session about CMIC At first I was very happy about the fact that Microsoft is making serious efforts in the Middle East regarding research, so I went to know more about it. Dr Tarek el Abaddy (CMIC director) was our host during...
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    The Life of a Software developer at Microsoft

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    You wake up late in the day and rush into a scrum developer meeting to update your status on the current project to your team members often arriving late and surprising others that you just made it at last. A developer (SDE) friend will then ask about...
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    Nigerian Musicians Take on Cybercriminals

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    New Song launched at Cybercrime Pre-Summit Led by the EFCC and Microsoft (Article from N'dee Uwadoka) Abuja, Nigeria, 3 rd February 2009 — As part of efforts to tackle cybercrime in Nigeria, Microsoft today presented a song entitled ‘Maga No Need Pay...
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    Performance Testing

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    “ The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities. ” By Sydney Smith Software performance has been one of the challenging topics that I am continually...
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    Speech Technology is becoming ubiquitous in our daily lives

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    By Dieudonné Mayi A decade ago, who would have heard of Interactive Voice Response Systems (IVR) speaking almost as clearly as a human operator, let alone walking the user through phone menus, or intelligently routing calls without the need of expensive...
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    Choice and Impact: Going Red

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    Did you know that your choice of a PC can dramatically improve the lives of people living with AIDS in Africa ? Windows® has partnered with Dell™ and (RED) ™ and the result—(PRODUCT) RED is one way you can help people living with AIDS in Ghana, Swaziland...
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