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Future Africa Campus

Microsoft, University of Pretoria, Future Africa Campus launch Policy Innovation Center

Microsoft opens second Africa Policy Innovation Center in South Africa. At the Future Africa Campus, University of Pretoria. Microsoft opens second Policy Innovation Centre (PIC) in Africa. In partnership with the University of Pretoria and the South Africa Department of Science and Technology. The Policy Innovation Centre will be housed

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Athena-IO

Athena-IO, Tunisia wins USD 5000 at 2019 Imagine Cup EMEA Regional Finals

Tunisia team Athena-IO, wins USD 5000 and Microsoft Azure Grant as Second place winners. Team Athena-IO came in second place in the just ended Europe Middle East and Africa regional final championship qualifying round. They won 5,000 USD and Microsoft Azure Grant as their prize. They unfortunately couldn't pick a

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Wraqi

Microsoft 4Afrika backs Moroccan eGovernment solution Wraqi to facilitate eGovernance

Casablanca, Morocco, 19 February 2019 – As technology transforms industries and organisations across Africa, government agencies in Morocco are increasingly taking advantage of ICT to reach national development goals. Local technology company, ALGO Consulting Group, has developed a solution to promote eGovernance – and Microsoft has thrown its full support

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CISO Executive Series

Microsoft hosts CISO Executive Series for Kuwait’s Finance sector professionals

18th March 2019; Kuwait City, Kuwait – Microsoft today held the ‘Banking Edition’ of its CISO Executive Series – a series for an elite set of top Chief Information Security Officers for the Kuwait’s Finance sector professionals. The event, held at the JW Marriott, Kuwait City was specifically tailored for the

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Equity Equivalent Investment Programme

Microsoft announce evolved multi-million dollar Equity Equivalent Investment Programme in South Africa

Equity Equivalent Investment Programme to drive digital transformation and create economic empowerment in South Africa. Seven years on after launching the Microsoft Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), the company evolves the programme. Microsoft announced the EEIP in 2011 where they committed 7 years to support black owned Independent Software Vendors

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engineering office

Microsoft is opening a Mixed Reality and AI engineering office in Lagos, Nigeria

Microsoft is opening an engineering office to build Mixed Reality Cloud Services in Lagos, Nigeria. UPDATE: Microsoft announces software engineering team at its Africa Development Center site in Lagos will develop Azure services that power new Augmented Reality. Microsoft is increasing its investments on African soil. It is launching two

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Codees

Blacks at Microsoft celebrate 30th Anniversary of diversity and inclusion

Blacks at Microsoft fireside chat. ?: Chris Capossela Blacks at Microsoft celebrate 30th Anniversary The Blacks at Microsoft Employee Resource Group celebrated 30 years of diversity and inclusion as part of Black History Month. Microsoft says "we strive to create an environment that brings the power of diversity to life.

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Africa Digital Media Institute

Microsoft 4Afrika, Africa Digital Media Institute open game and mobile app development AppFactory in Nairobi, Kenya

Africa Digital Media Institute partners with Microsoft to open Kenya's 3rd AppFactory. Microsoft launched its 18th Africa skills development AppFactory academy in Nairobi today. The 3rd in Kenya after the Mawingu Network and the United States International University AppFactory. This 3rd one is in partneship with Africa Digital Media Institue(ADMI),

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Africa Datacenters

Microsoft’s Africa datacenters go live in South Africa

Microsoft Announces Africa Datacenters are available. Its Africa Cloud Regions are live. Today, Microsoft announced its Africa datacenters are live. The two Datacenters located in South Africa will bring Microsoft's total available and announced cloud regions to 54. Microsoft says the datacenters will begin to generally offer Azure service followed

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