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Microsoft Build 2020: focus on Africa – local developer community and road to power Africa

Microsoft Build 2020 is taking a new format this year. One of the many features in this year's digital event is Community Connections experience. Through these experiences, Microsoft wi...
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Microsoft announces cheaper Surface Go 2, larger display, improved battery life, faster performance

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Microsoft Build 2020 is a free 48 hours digital event

Microsoft Build 2020 will be taking a totally different format this year. Completely digital and free, the developer-focused event will be hosted in a non-stop 48-hour interactive exper...
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Microsoft imagine cup 2020 Kenya Africa

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

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