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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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Office 365 for Free

Get Microsoft Office 365 for Free, here is how to

Microsoft is offering Office 365 for free to anyone between the ages of 8 to 24 in South Africa. Through a Microsoft initiative called Mahala. The free offer allows you to use the full version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, and 5 TB of Onedrive storage on your PC,

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Microsoft brings three new Azure Specialization courses to Coursera

Coursera is collaborating with Microsoft to bring opportunities for skilling in Azure to its 80 million learners. The partnership will see Coursera offer three Microsoft Azure Specialization courses on its platform. Launching immediately is Azure Fundamentals which gives learners a foundational understanding of Azure cloud services. It also gives basic

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1.1M Africans acquire digital skills during COVID-19

Microsoft is announcing it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories acquire digital skills. Out of this, over one million learners across Africa participated in the Microsoft Global Skills program. The global skills initiative offers free online courses across Microsoft, LinkedIn, and GitHub learning platforms. It

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World’s first Artificial Intelligence university welcomes first students

The world's first graduate-level, research-based artificial intelligence university, the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), officially welcomes its first student cohort. The first cohort is made up of 78 students from 29 countries across the globe. 13 PhD students and 65 MSc students, enrolled in MBZUAI's Machine Learning and Computer

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Egypt Education Ministry signs agreement with Microsoft to create digital educational environment

Egypt's Ministry of Education announces it has signed an agreement with Microsoft Egypt to provide a digital educational environment for students and teachers. This is part of its efforts to ensure the safety of all educational system members. Whilst ensuring learning continues across the country as the world grapples with

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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 skill and secondly address the demand for the skill in the province and South Africa in general. The Artificial Intelligence university programme is developed by Microsoft and

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How can learners and facilitators ensure a safe digital learning environment?

Microsoft Education Lead for North, West, East & Southern Africa, Levant & Pakistan countries, Angela Nganga, shares on what learners and facilitators can do to ensure a safe digital learning environment as they learn. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world, quoted South

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UNICEF, Microsoft launch Learning Passport in Jordan

UNICEF is bringing its Learning Passport platform powered by Microsoft to the youth of Jordan. To help them continue their learning and skills development at home amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. The platform offers courses in advanced coding and software development, Microsoft Arabic digital literacy courses, life skills, social entrepreneurship

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Free Microsoft Azure courseware to upskill during COVID-19

If you have been planning to skill up on Microsoft's cloud technology, Azure, here is an opportunity. No matter your level, GreyCampus is offering you their Azure courseware for free during this time of Covid-19. The courses span; Azure Fundamentals, Microsoft 365 Fundamentals, Azure Administrator, Azure, Architect and Azure

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