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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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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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900K people across the Middle East and Africa participate in free Microsoft online courses

In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic and people getting laid off, Microsoft announced a global digital skills initiative. Offering free online courses to help people boost their digital skills or gain new relevant skills to be employable. Three months after the announcement, the company shared about ten million

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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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Microsoft announces Reimagine Tomorrow virtual summit, invites MEA industry leaders

Microsoft invites leaders of organizations across the Middle East and Africa to join its Reimagine Tomorrow virtual summit to explore ways to adapt, reinvent and transform using technology. The virtual conference will take place on July 7 and 8 2020. Noting these are unprecedented moments, the company is inviting leaders at all

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Microsoft announces winners of Remote Resilience Online Hackathon

Five solutions have been selected as winners of the Microsoft sponsored Remote Resilience Online Hackathon. The hackathon organized by BeMyApp sought to unearth new innovations in remote work during this Covid-19 pandemic era. Inviting ideas from individuals and organizations across the Middle East and Africa region. Easy Gas, an IoT

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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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Jaime Galviz, Microsoft Middle East and Africa, Director of Operations and Marketing appointed General Manager in Colombia

Microsoft's Director of Operations and Marketing for the Middle East and Africa, Jaime Galviz, is taking up a new role in the company. He is now going to head the company's operations in Colombia. Starting July 1st Jamie will steer affairs as General Manager for Microsoft in Colombia.

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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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