Month: November 2011

The building BRICS for knowledge economies

Posted by Mteto Nyati  Managing Director, Microsoft South Africa Earlier this year, South African president Jacob Zuma joined his counterparts from Brazil, Russia, India and China on China’s Hainan Island for a summit meeting of the informal group named after the initials of its members. Formerly BRIC, it is now the BRICS … Read more »

Microsoft opens its doors to the public

Posted by Dele Akinsade Developer and Platform Evangelist Lead for Microsoft in West, East, Central Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands The growth of internet access and mobile penetration across Africa has resulted in a technology tipping point in terms of the opportunities available to business and consumers. Now is Africa’s … Read more »

Partnering With Microsoft to Transform Education in Africa

Guest Post By Claire Ighodaro CBE Independent Director, British Council As a British Council Trustee, I was proud to announce a new international education and training partnership with Microsoft this morning, at the Microsoft Partners in Learning Global Forum 2011 in Washington DC. The partnership with Microsoft is a perfect match, as it aligns with … Read more »