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Salima Amira Microsoft morocco country manager

Microsoft appoints Salima Amira as Country Manager for Morocco

Microsoft announces the appointment of Salima Amira as Country Manager for its operations in Morocco. In her new role as Country Manager, Salima will conceptualise strategies, allocate resources, oversee engagements, and highlight Microsoft’s work in Morocco. She is tasked with developing and maintaining relationships within the regional sales and marketing

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Standard Bank Microsoft

Standard Bank partners with Microsoft to establish the African Digital Foundry

Standard Bank and Microsoft announce a strategic partnership to accelerate the digital transformation of Africa’s largest financial institution and further drive the continent’s growth. The Bank’s growing investment in the Microsoft Cloud will enable the innovation, efficiencies, and resilience required to respond to market dynamics and customer needs. This partnership builds

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Coca-Cola Africa Microsoft

Coca-Cola is unifying operations, streamlining pricing with Microsoft tools

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is collaborating with pricing and rebate management experts Flintfox, and Microsoft to modernise how it uses technology. This is part of an ongoing digital transformation programme at its bottling plants. The collaboration will help the bottling giant retire legacy solutions, to better manage pricing and overcome

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Infinix INBook

Infinix enters laptop product category, announces INBook Pro, INBook X1 series

Infinix, a popularly brand known for its budget smartphones is entering into the laptop product category. The company announces its first laptop series the Infinix INBook X1 series. The laptops produced in partnership with Microsoft and Intel will be available in three variants. The i7 powered INBook Pro, the I5

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student team Kenya students Imagine Cup Microsoft

Meet the first student team from Africa to win the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition

For the first time in the 19 year history of the Microsoft student competition, a team from Africa are the World Champions. The student team from Kenya beat three other teams to lift the prestigious trophy. The Student Team Khushi Gupta, Jeet Gohil, Dharmik Karania and Abdihamid Ali are computer science

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Kenya students Imagine Cup Microsoft

Kenya students win Microsoft Imagine Cup competition, USD 125K

Four computer science final year students of United States International University - Africa (USIS), Kenya, are the winners of the 2021 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship. The team wins the competition trophy, USD 125000 and a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Named Team REWEBA, they become the first

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Microsoft Game of Learners

Team Bloom wins Microsoft Game of Learners virtual hackathon

After weeks of gruelling teamwork, Microsoft announces team Bloom as winners of the second season of its Africa Development Center (ADC) Game of Learners Virtual Hackathon. Team kaizen came in second place and Team Tulearn came in third to complete the winning three teams. Season 2 of the Microsoft ADC

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UmojaHack Africa 2021

1150 students participate in UmojaHack Africa 2021 ML hackathon

More than 1000 students from 126 universities across Africa have participated in the UmojaHack Africa 2021 virtual machine learning hackathon. The hackathon organized by Zindi took place on the weekend of 27-28 March. 1150 Students from 21 African countries joined the event participating in three different machine learning challenges. They

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female software engineers nigeria ghana

Microsoft is inviting female software engineers in Nigeria and Ghana to participate in a SE skills workshop

Microsoft is announcing a week-long software engineering skills workshop to empower female software engineers living in Ghana and Nigeria. Microsoft's LEAP Apprenticeship program and the Microsoft Africa Development Center bring the event as part of its commitment to empowering women in tech in Africa. It is a virtual hands-on workshop

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Zimbabwean company ZITCO Microsoft windows 10

Zimbabwean company gets Microsoft OEM certification, produces Infinity laptop and desktop computers

Picture: Tawanda Mudimu A Zimbabwean company, Zimbabwe Information Technology Company (ZITCO) has received Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) certification from Microsoft to produce Windows 10 devices. The ZITCO assembled devices are named Infinity and will bear the mathematical infinity logo. The company will produce laptops, desktop computers and tablets. It will

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