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#MSFTConnect : Microsoft’s Fall Developer Event Connect (); 2017 Set for November 15-17

Join other developers from around the world for the annual Microsoft Connect (); online developer event. Microsoft executives use the online conference to connect with developers and share the latest technologies, tools and plans for the future. The event schedule includes feature news, demos and insights through keynotes and mostly technical sessions.

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policy innovation center

Microsoft Policy Innovation Center opens in Africa in partnership with Strathmore University, Kenya

Microsoft Policy Innovation Center opens in Africa. Microsoft partnered with Strathmore University, Kenya, to digitally transform their law school and also create a platform to transform and advance policy in the sub region. The partnership includes a Microsoft auditorium and Microsoft Policy Innovation center. The Microsoft auditorium will be available to

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Technology for Social Impact

Microsoft’s new Technology for Social Impact group to support and bring value to Nonprofit community

Microsoft's Technology for Social Impact group announcement is Microsoft's way of helping the nonprofit community do more. Leveraging technology into their operations  The drive to empower organizations to achieve more especially nonprofits has never been high. Touching and transforming lives in the minutest way possible but with a lasting effect. In

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quantum computing

Microsoft is at the cusp of empowering a Quantum Computing Revolution

Microsoft's quest to start a Quantum Computing Revolution seems to be on. After years in research Satya Nadella believes if we want to achieve more then we only have to take a quantum leap.  At the Microsoft Ignite and Envision Keynote event Microsoft CEO shared with the world on the mission

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#MSIgnite : Microsoft Ignite 2017 Keynote Event and Announcements

Microsoft Ignite 2017 is here. Learn about Microsoft's vision of where technology is headed with new tools for innovation through deep technical trainings and connect with the tech community. Learn + Empower + Connect = MSFT Ignite  The worlds largest conference focused on IT or as Julia White last said Innovation transformation takes place September

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mahala

Mahala initiative offering South African students free Microsoft Office 365 and 1TB of OneDrive

Mahala is a Microsoft education initiative that provides students with access to free Microsoft Office 365 and 1TB of OneDrive   Speaking at LEADEREX 2017 event, Microsoft South Africa MD spoke about many initiatives including Mahala.  Mahala is an education partnership between Microsoft South Africa and 2enable. The initiative seeks to offer

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Yacine Barro

Microsoft a annoncé la désignation de Yacine Barro au poste de Country Manager pour région WCA

MicrosoftYacine Barro nommé nouveau Country Manager pour les régions Afrique de l'ouest et du Centre  (WCA)  Après quelques années de départ de Microsoft, Yacine Barro revient à la tête du Microsoft WCA.  C'est un grand honneur pour moi de rejoindre Microsoft et surtout de diriger l'équipe WCA. Je crois fermement que Microsoft

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Microsoft 4Afrika Skills

Win more than $200,000 in the 2017 Dream Build Play Challenge

Are you a developer, creator, innovator or more specifically game maker? Participate in the Microsoft Dream Build and Play 2017 Challenge and you could win more than $200,000 in prizes.  Build Dream Play challenge is an indie game development contest which is open to all developers. You can either work alone

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AfriGal Tech

mDEX by AfriGal Tech, a Microsoft #MakeWhatsNext Patent Program participant, in Patent Pending status

mDex a health solution by AfriGal Technologies a 2016 Microsoft #MakeWhatsNext Patent Program participant is in the patent pending status. #MakeWhatsNext Patent Program is a Microsoft initiative to support and mentor female inventors protect their ideas and further their innovations. Of all patents worldwide currently, only 7.5% are by women. The #MakeWhatsNext

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global tech giants

Is Microsoft leading the way for global Tech giants into Africa? 

Is Microsoft leading the way for global Tech giants into Africa?  It might appear so. On the eve of the official launch of Windows 10 i remember seeing a rather strange tweet. This tweet was shared by Microsoft's chief executive officer Satya Nadella. The tweet read "Arrived in Kenya to celebrate

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