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Microsoft announces launch of Middle East and Africa Council for Digital Good

Microsoft announces 23 young ambassadors of digital civility for Middle East and Africa region. Microsoft has selected 23 canidiates to represent the African and the Arab Council for Digital Good. These candidates are chosen from a pool of 750 applications recieved to become ambassadors of digital civility for their

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Etihad Airways

Microsoft brings AI training to Etihad Airways in partnership to embrace the age of Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft and Etihad Airways have in a partnership announced the first ever in-house AI Academy in the Middle East. The Etihad AI academy powered by Microsoft will look to revolutionise the way the airline serves its customers. By upskilling its workforce and optimising operations and creating alternative revenue streams. Ihsan Anabtawi,

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ecosystem

Microsoft’s drive to build a self sustainable startup ecosystem across Africa and the Middle East

Microsoft last year changed its business approach to dealing with Partners. Introducung a new win win strategy. A startegy where Microsoft see's its partners as its growth engine. Ibrahim Youssry Microsoft Regional General Manager MEA MCC put's it this way. "Our success comes with success to our partner ecosystem. To

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Microsoft’s Data Centers in Africa and Middle East will affect the region, but how?

Opinion: Here's how Microsoft's Data Centers in Africa and Middle East will affect the region.  Microsoft's announcement of new Azure regions with data centers coming to Africa and the Middle East will bring new opportunities. Across the globe it'll represent 54 Azure regions, the highest by any cloud service provider. These

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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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Imagine Cup Middle East

Imagine Cup Middle East and Africa Finals is ON! #ImagineCupMEA

15 Teams are contesting in this years Microsoft Imagine Cup Middle East and Africa Finals underway in Beirut, Lebanon. The Imagine Cup competition is Microsoft's global completion for student developers. It empowers the next generation of computer science students to team up and use their creativity, passion and knowledge of technology

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Young Female Coders Make What is Next

Young Female Coders from Ghana, other African nations and the Middle East share their experiences on coding and how they are making what is next. In the video below 12 ladies share what's it's been like for them in a field mostly associated with the masculine gender. Selasi Gborgla and Nana Akosua Attuah

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