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Pitch AgriHack competition africa

African startups to win up to $1.5 million in Pitch AgriHack competition

Agritech startups in Africa will be eligible to win up to 1.5 million dollars at the seventh edition of the Pitch AgriHack competition. Pitch AgriHack is a pitching contest aimed exclusively at African businesses bringing technological innovation to the agriculture sector. Organized by AGRF and Heifer International, the competition focuses

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Digital SA Nation (SAtion) Microsoft South Africa

Digital SA Nation and Microsoft announce new digital space

Digital SA Nation (SAtion), is collaborating with Microsoft South Africa to create digitally skilled South Africans. By introducing a Digital Skills Hub that will promote digital literacy, skills transfer and upskilling, and close the digital divide. The partnership between the two organizations hopes to aid in the socio-economic transformation of

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Microsoft Build Africa Microsoft Build 2020 digital event keynot

Here is what you should know about Microsoft Build 2021 May digital event

Registration for Microsoft Build 2021 is opened and it will be a completely free digital-only event. It will be in the form of a 48 hour long virtual interactive experience available across all the time zones. Microsoft's developer-focused event will start from 3 PM GMT, 6 PM EAT, 5 PM

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Imagine Cup World Championship Microsoft kenya

Kenya student team qualifies for Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Four computer science final year students of the United States International University - Africa (USIS) in Kenya will represent the Europe Middle East and Africa region at the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship. The students are winners of the healthcare category and one of four teams advancing to the finals

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Microsoft hires 200 software engineers to work in Kenya ADC

Microsoft announced the launch of its global skills initiative in Kenya today. At the event, Kenya Country Manager, Kendi Ntwiga-Nderitu, disclosed the company has so far hired about 200 software engineers at the Kenya Africa Development Center (ADC) site. The company earlier mentioned plans to recruit 500 software engineers by

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We are supporting the lifecycle of the developer in Africa and the Middle East – Microsoft

Microsoft is supporting literally the lifecycle of a developer in the Middle East and Africa says Julien Bertin, Azure Business Lead for Middle East and Africa for Microsoft. From the time you graduate to the time you retire literally. At every single step of the journey, we have programs to

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Windows 10 version 20H2 October 2020 Update download

Windows 10 version 20H2, October 2020 feature update is now rolling out

Update: Includes links to manual update, Answers if it is safe to download Windows 10 version 20H2 October 2020 Update download is available and rolling out in a measured and phased approach. The Windows update is the second feature update of the year after Microsoft released the first in May. It

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Surface Duo review

Surface Duo review roundup, this is what all your favourite YouTubers are saying

Today, Microsoft is shipping out its Surface Duo Android-powered dual-screen mobile device to customers. This means we will hear in-depth reviews about the device. Here is a Surface Duo review roundup from some of your favourite tech YouTubers. Like every other device review, the Microsoft Surface Duo review reactions are

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Microsoft software engineers Africa

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 software engineers to work in its Africa based global development center. https://twitter.com/donasarkar/status/1154687816821039106?s=20 Some of these software engineers took to social media to share the one-year anniversary

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Machine Learning Scholarship Program Udacity Microsoft

Udacity, Microsoft announce Machine Learning Scholarship Program

Online learning platform, Udacity and Microsoft are introducing a new training program collaboration. The collaboration will see Udacity host various courses on Microsoft's Azure cloud services. The partnership will start with a Machine Learning Scholarship Program for Microsoft Azure. The Machine Learning scholarship program will start with a two-month-long low-code

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