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Microsoft announces USD 2 million investment for smallholder farmers in South Africa

Smallholder farmers in South Africa are set to benefit from a 2.3 million dollar Microsoft investment aimed at driving sustainability in South Africa’s agricultural sector. Through ...
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Watch Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2020 livestream

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today hosts its Galaxy Unpacked virtual event to introduce its new suite of Galaxy devices. The company is scheduled to announce Galaxy Note20, Galaxy...
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African Library Project in partnership with Microsoft presents the Hack for Africa Challenge. A hackathon event aimed at discovering solutions that address some of Africa's pressing...
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Central University of Technology introduces Artificial Intelligence university programme in partnership with Microsoft, Free State Government, Gijima

Central University of Technology, South Africa, is introducing an Artificial Intelligence university programme powered by Microsoft. To firstly skill employees with the in-demand sk...
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Project RemD wins Microsoft Game of Learners virtual hackathon

Microsoft Africa Development Center announces the winning project of its Game of Learners virtual hackathon. A mobile-based medical application dubbed RemD (Remote Doctor) emerged...
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Microsoft announces new Africa Research Institute to improve productivity in work, health, society

Microsoft announces a new Africa Research Institute (MARI) as its latest investment on the continent. The Microsoft Africa Research Institute according to the company will focus on ...
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Microsoft Africa Development Center software engineers celebrate one year of working for the company

July 2020 signalled a milestone for Microsoft in Africa and most importantly local software engineers working with the company. Microsoft celebrated one year of hiring African softwa...
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Benefits of using Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS)

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) is a managed Kubernetes service on AWS that makes it easy to run Kubernetes without needing to install, operate, and maintain your own Kubernetes...
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Genesys partners with Microsoft to help enterprise contact centres improve employee and customer experiences

Genesys a global leader in cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions is expanding its Microsoft partnership with a new, native integration. Microsoft Teams and Genesys ...
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Prepostseo announces Microsoft add-on after a successful launch of its chrome extension

Checking plagiarism and rewriting the article directly in Microsoft Office is a hot topic these days. Well, the wait is over! Microsoft add-on for Prepostseo After successful p...
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This is why an eager world can’t do business with African markets

The world is eager to do business with Africa but finds it difficult to access African markets because of poor infrastructure. Tonny Tugee, MD at SEACOM East Africa, discusses some of the f...
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2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Africa Award Winners

Ahead of Microsoft Inspire 2020, the company has announced its 2020 Partner of the Year Award Winners. We bring you a list of Africa partner winning organizations building new and innov...
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Microsoft expands Surface devices into South Africa, launches Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3

Microsoft announces the expansion of its Surface device range into the South Africa market. Starting with the introduction of Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 for both commercial and ...
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Microsoft Teams to accommodate up to 20,000 participants in a single meeting, Teams meetings to support up to 1,000 participants

Microsoft Teams is upgrading the virtual platform to accommodate larger groups for meetings and classes. As part of this new upgrade, meeting organisers who want to have more people wat...
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New Microsoft Teams feature ‘Together Mode’ reduces fatigue, makes meetings more engaging

To help make virtual meetings look natural as well as encourage more engagements, Microsoft announces 'Together Mode' in Teams. With Together Mode, Microsoft uses AI segmentation te...

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Microsoft announces new Africa Research Institute to improve productivity in work, health, society

Microsoft announces a new Africa Research Institute (MARI) as its latest investment on the continent. The Microsoft Afric...

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Microsoft invites leaders of organizations across the Middle East and Africa to join its Reimagine Tomorrow virtual summit to...

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JKUAT’s Team ‘Knights’ makes it to top six in Microsoft imagine cup, win 16,000 USD

Two students, Michael Mwaisakenyi and Kenneth Gichira, from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) ar...