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[PHOTOS] Uhuru launches Microsoft Africa Development Centre in Nairobi

The centre is located in the iconic Dunhill Towers, Westlands Nairobi.

In Summary

The centre is designed to be a platform for world-class African talent to create technology solutions for local and global impact.

Microsoft, the American technology giant has set up two ADCs in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya.

The President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
The President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
Image: Statehouse Kenya/twitter

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday launched the Nairobi Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC).

The centre is located in the iconic Dunhill Towers, Westlands Nairobi.

It is one of two such facilities in the continent.

The President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
The President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
Image: Statehouse Kenya/twitter

According to a statement by the Statehouse spokesperson Kanze Dena, the centre is designed to be a platform for world-class African talent to create technology solutions for local and global impact.

“Microsoft, the American technology giant, set up two ADCs in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya to provide an environment for African techies to develop solutions to address local and global challenges,” she said.

President Uhuru Kenyatta in company of ICT CS Joe Mucheru launching theMicrosoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
President Uhuru Kenyatta in company of ICT CS Joe Mucheru launching theMicrosoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
Image: Statehouse Kenya/twitter

The President was accompanied by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru.

They toured the facility which hosted over 450 developers working on different applications.

“Congratulations to Microsoft on the Africa Development Centre launched by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta,” Mucheru said via tweet.

The President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County
The President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County
Image: Statehouse Kenya/twitter
President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
President Uhuru Kenyatta launching the Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Westlands, Nairobi City County.
Image: Statehouse Kenya/twitter
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