Browsing: 4Afrika Initiative

Microsoft is following US rival Google by launching a South African Web portal that offers small and medium enterprises (SMEs) access to free Web domains, hosting and other services. The Microsoft offering, called Biz4Afrika, offers a range of free

Microsoft South Africa, in partnership with government’s Jobs Fund, intends training more than 3 000 unemployed graduates over the next three years to allow them to find permanent employment in the country’s technology sector. Microsoft is investing R146m in the programme and the Jobs Fund

Huawei’s Windows Phone 8-powered 4Afrika smartphone, the first device to be launched under Microsoft’s new initiative to grow its presence in Africa, will cost less than US$200 (about R1 800 at the current exchange rate) and will go on sale in South Africa before the end of March