Tag Archives: Africa

DynCorp Subsidiary Holds Prime Spot on $2.5B USAID Support Contract; George Krivo Comments

A DynCorp International subsidiary holds a position on a potential $2.5 billion contract to help the U.S. Agency for International Development promote democracy and peace in nations undergoing political transition. Casals & Associates will work with USAID’s office of transition initiative and local agency partners that work to fulfill U.S. …

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IBM Initiatives Target Next-Gen IT Workforce in Africa

IBM has launched several information technology programs in Africa to build a workforce with next-generation IT knowledge and skills and contribute to the continent's economic development and growth, IBM said Thursday.  “Leaders in business, education and government agree that enabling the existing and future workforce to perform at the cutting edge …

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Microsoft to Help Run African Youth Skills Program; Mteto Nyati Comments

Microsoft has partnered with African business incubators in a move aimed at helping developers and startup businesses in the region expand their skills, Capital FM reported Friday. Ken Macaria writes Microsoft will collaborate with Nigeria-based CcHUB, Tanzania-based DTBi and the AfriLabs network to help startups and developer communities access skills development programs, …

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Microsoft Launches Local Biz Mentoring Initiative; Mteto Nyati Comments

Microsoft will collaborate with three Africa-based incubators under an initiative aimed at helping local communities grow their business and technical skills by using Microsoft platforms. The goal of 4AfrikaInitiative is to provide African startups and developers access to Microsoft cloud computing technology and professional development services, Microsoft said Thursday. Mteto …

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Engility to Help State Department Train U.S. Troops in Africa; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings Inc. recently won six task orders totaling $28 million from the Statement Department to train U.S. forces in various African countries in a move aimed to further the government's peacekeeping efforts worldwide. Engility's personnel will work to provide training services to U.S. troops in Djibouti, Nigeria, Malawi, Benin, …

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