Nairobi, Lagos to host Microsoft’s first African engineering centers

Nairobi and Lagos have been named as the first Africa Development Centre sites for Microsoft, the tech giant announced on Monday. The ADCs in Kenya and Nigeria will serve as premier engineering centers where world-class African talent can create solutions for local and global impact, the company said. “The ADC will be unlike any other existing investment on the continent,” said Phil Spencer, executive sponsor of the ADC and executive vice president at Microsoft, in a company statement. “It will help us better listen to our customers, develop locally and…

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