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DEMO Africa 2018

Supporting African Startups, Microsoft at DEMO Africa 2018

Microsoft sponsors DEMO Africa 2018, as it seeks to support African Startups   DEMO Africa 2018 is set to take place in Morocco and Microsoft is a lead sponsor of the event. Taking place October 18-19th 2018 in Casablanca and hosted by the African Technology Foundation. 30 startup finalists from across Africa will

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Power BI

Using Microsoft’s Power BI analytics service Ecobank improves business performance

Microsoft shares that Ecobank Group has improved its business performance using Microsoft's Power BI solution. The released statement says; Ecobank, one of the continents leading banking conglomerates has been able to drastically improve its business analytics needs with the help of Microsoft Power BI. "We were looking for something that was easy

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startups

Scaling startups and helping small businesses grow

Microsoft 4Afrika is helping startups across the continent scale up with ripple effects on other local businesses One area that Microsoft focuses on with its investment in Africa is investing in local technology solutions. Microsoft makes it clear that "Africa has the potential to lead the technology revolution". Since the inception

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commercially available

Microsoft Kaizala commercially available across the Middle East and Africa

Microsoft's large group communications and work management application, Kaizala Pro now commercially available in Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.  Kaizala Pro became commercially available recently in Kenya where it had also been in testing. Microsoft has confirmed the chat and management based solution is now commercially available in the Middle

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Kaizala Pro

Microsoft’s productivity app commercially available across Kenya as Kaizala Pro

PRESS RELEASE: MICROSOFT LAUNCHES ‘KAIZALA PRO’ IN KENYA A mobile app for large, secure group communications and work management  Nairobi, August 14th, 2018 …. Microsoft’s latest mobile offering, Kaizala Pro, is now commercially available across Kenya. Microsoft Kaizala is a mobile app that improves the way businesses communicate and collaborate. It’s designed

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Microsoft Airband Initiative

Microsoft announce 2018 Microsoft Airband Initiative grant Africa recipients

Meet the grant recipients of the 2018 Microsoft Airband Initiative Microsoft has announced the eight early-stage companies selected for its third annual Airband Grant Fund. This year 3 companies from Africa become grant recipients. These are ColdHubs - Nigeria, MeshPower - Rwanda and Agsol - Kenya. This brings the total number of

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Ibrahim Youssry

Ibrahim Youssry to head Microsoft’s new Middle East and Africa Multi Country Cluster subsidiary

Press Release: Microsoft has appointed Ibrahim Youssry as Regional General Manager of Microsoft MEA Multi Country Cluster (MCC).  This new subsidiary spans the full African continent (except for South Africa and Egypt), the Indian Ocean Islands, as well as Levant and Pakistan. Youssry brings over thirty years of professional experience and industry

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digital skills

Microsoft joins initiative on boosting digital skills and employability of Africa youth

Microsoft among partners sealing Africa youth digital skills gap  Microsoft has joined other partners in the Coding for Employment program – an initiative seeking to bridge the digital skills divide among the youth in Africa. Under the program by African Development Bank (ADB), the youth will be equipped with demand-driven Information

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