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The Power Apps Africa Challenge is a training ground for tech enthusiasts to build a valuable skill that makes them problem solver. It is an exciting 3-week game specially designed to cultivate Microsoft Power Platform skills across Africa.

 

Learning has never been this rewarding as before. Join the Power Apps Africa Challenge, build cool solutions, and win amazing prizes such as:

  • Headphones
  • PowerBank
  • Cap
  • Bluetooth
  • Speaker
  • Travel Mug
  • T-Shirt
  • Laptop Bag
  • SweatShirt️
  • Wireless Mouse, etc

 

OVERVIEW

  • The game has started! You can register here https://aka.ms/paac (if you don't get to see the registration form, it means registration has closed).
  • Excitement is building every day
  • 31 countries in Africa are represented- do your part and help your country perform well.
  • 38 coaches involved to cheer you on, and assist you at each step
  • 3 Community Challenges happened already, 4 prize winners already selected. 3 more Challenges every game week.
  • For this week: 3x Career Stories with Chime O, Wairimu Gachara and Olajumoke Toriola, and Recap with us on Friday

 

LOG IN AND START NOW: (VERY IMPORTANT)

  • The first few missions are easy and quick to complete.
  • People are already earning points and coins in the platform, and purchasing tickets to win prizes- don’t delay, join in the fun!
  • Missing login details?
    • Check your spam folder for a message from Centrical.
    • If you are still missing login details, contact us via private message in the User Group (https://aka.ms/PowerAppsAfrica) and include your full name so we can troubleshoot

 

Missed Registering?

  • Missed registering? Join the User Group and participate in Community Challenges (and win prizes), and keep informed about how the competition is going

 

 

TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Contact us via private message in the User Group (and include your full name so we can troubleshoot)
  • Questions about points on the leaderboard were resolved during the weekend- your points on the leaderboard should match the sum of points you’ve earned so far.
  • We’ve seen your messages and are doing our best to respond quickly

 

GAME ACTIVITY

  • 10 missions are live!
    • 4 orientation missions from the pre-game phase
    • 5 missions from last week (skill building on a variety of topics and exploring templates, and an introductory mission to meet our players)
    • Today’s mission just opened this morning, so log into Centrical and complete it now
  • Haven’t completed your missions yet? This week’s missions are still open- you have this week to complete your missions to have them count in the leaderboard competition.
  • Please stay on track and complete your missions in order, and progress steadily each day. (This is the best way, it’s the way we designed the game)

 

COMMUNITY CHALLENGES

  • In the User Group- we started last week.
  • Open to anyone in Africa- You just have to be a member of the user group to join- it’s free and easy to sign up.
    • 3 challenges with 6 winners: Laptop bags, travel mugs and wireless mice
    • Sponsored by Computer Revolution Africa and Reliance Infosystems
  • Today we have another “Jump Start Challenge,” a mini Cloud Skills Challenge on PL-100 content.
    • Finish it by tomorrow- you could win  a 10,000mha Power Bank from Reliance Infosystems
  • 2 more Community Challenges this week, on Wednesday and Friday. Check the User Group for links and details

 

To Participate, join the Power Apps User group here https://aka.ms/PowerAppsAfrica

 

Supporting Partners

Special thank you to our partners for supporting this learning challenge.

 

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Other Resources

Power Apps Africa Community: https://aka.ms/PowerAppsAfrica

Student Hub: https://aka.ms/learnstudent  

 

 

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