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Messenger Kids facebook app Africa

Facebook gives parents control over children’s online activity with Messenger Kids app

Facebook launches video and messaging chat app called Messenger Kids across Africa. The app allows children to connect with their friends and family in a supervised environment. Parents can monitor and control children's activities through a dashboard. From the dashboard, parents can monitor recent contacts, chat history and reported and

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online hackathon

Win $4000 in the Remote Resilience online hackathon

BeMyApp and Microsoft present an online hackathon centered around remote work. Dubbed the Remote Resilience Online Hackathon. The competition let's you showcase your remote work idea using Microsoft technology. The competition invites startups, individuals and teams with ideas around and not limited to Remote Collaboration & Productivity, Remote Secure Access

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Human Capital Management

The role of cloud-based Human Capital Management in the new world of work

Ronnie Toerien, Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) Sales Development & Strategy Leader Africa, shares how cloud-based HCM plays a critical role today. The world of work has been changing for some time. Particularly over the last decade as emerging technologies equipped enterprises with the tools to operate with greater efficiency,

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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

Two students, Michael Mwaisakenyi and Kenneth Gichira, from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) are the regional winners of the 18th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition. The annual competition saw thousands of students across the world submitting innovations to impact their communities, both locally and globally. The competition advanced

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partnerships in technology

Partnerships in technology play critical role in Covid-19 crisis – Amrote Abdella, Microsoft 4Afrika

The current global crisis has highlighted several areas, from the need of efficient information management to the need of accurate data gathering for faster medical response. In looking at the role of technology during this period, one area that has stood apart in driving meaningful change is the role of

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Surface Go 2 Microsoft device

Microsoft announces cheaper Surface Go 2, larger display, improved battery life, faster performance

Today, Microsoft introduced a refresh of some of its Surface devices. The announcement includes a refresh to the Surface Go, Surface Book, Surface Headphone and Surface Earbuds. Microsoft says the new Surface Go 2 device comes with a larger 10.5-inch display, improved battery life and a model with up to

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Standard Bank

Standard Bank moves SAP services to Microsoft Azure

Standard Bank South Africa is moving its core SAP Cloud Platform services to Microsoft Azure to significantly improve customer experience. This accelerates the digital transformation of SAP customers to S/4HANA by partnering with Microsoft and using jointly developed reference architectures, roadmaps, and industry best practices. Many enterprises are looking to

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Mirna Arif Microsoft Egypt

Microsoft announces Surface Business Group Director MEA, Mirna Arif, as new Country Manager in Egypt

Microsoft announces the appointment of Mirna Arif as the Country Manager to spearhead its operations in Egypt. In her new role, Mirna will oversee Microsoft’s efforts in the country to empower public and private organizations. To accelerate their digital transformation agendas and better engage customers, empower employees, optimize operations and transform

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MALFC

MALFC, Microsft collaborate to achieve 100% food and nutrition security in Kenya

Microsoft and Ministry of Agriculture sign MOU to help farmers in Kenya solve key challenges As part of its ongoing investment into agriculture for social good and AI, Microsoft announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives (MALFC) to collaborate in accelerating innovation in

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