Mr. Christopher Akiwumi of Microsoft recently visited the new Future Africa campus, currently in construction, with Prof Bernard Slippers, the Acting Director for the Future Africa Institute.

Mr Akiwumi is the Director for Government and Regulatory Affairs (EMEA) at Microsoft and leads current discussions with the University of Pretoria on potential collaboration in the establishment of a centre for policy innovation. This partnership is envisaged to also include, among other value adds, a series on Digital Transformation symposiums and roundtables, academic research as well as contribution to the SA Sustainable Development Knowledge Hub.