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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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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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Imagine Cup Junior AI for Good Challenge

Microsoft announces winners of the Imagine Cup Junior AI for Good Challenge 2021

Ten teams from across the globe are winners of the first Imagine Cup Junior AI for Good Challenge. The competition is an extension of the Microsoft Imagine Cup and targets secondary school students. Thousands of students, aged 13 through 18, participated in this year’s competition to come up with ideas

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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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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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Microsoft Hackathon Game of learners Africa

60 students across Nigeria and Kenya participate in Microsoft Hackathon

12 teams made up of 60 university students across Kenya and Nigeria are participating in the second season of the Microsoft Africa Development Center, Game of Learners (GOL) virtual hackathon. Over five weeks, the teams will take on the challenge of solving the education accessibility problems in Africa using technology.

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Microsoft Imagine Cup Africa teams 2020 ignite cup emea regional winner

Africa teams qualify for Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship in Seattle

Two student teams from Africa emerge as winners in this years Microsoft Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional final. The teams from Tunisia and Kenya will go on to represent the region at the world championship in Seattle. For a chance to win the grand prize of USD100,000 cash,

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COVID-19 2020 Imagine Cup EMEA

COVID-19: Imagine Cup EMEA regional finalists to virtually pitch ideas

Microsoft Imagine Cup Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional finalist will now virtually pitch their ideas to judges. This is as concerns of COVID-19 (corona virus) increase worldwide. The in-person regional cup competition finals was scheduled to take place March 10 to 12 in Amsterdam. The spread of COVID-19, corona

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2020 Microsoft Imagine Cup

Kenya and Tunisia student teams qualify for 2020 Microsoft Imagine Cup EMEA Regional finals

Student teams from Kenya and Tunisia qualify for the next stage of the 2020 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition. They are part of ten online regional semi-finalists from the Europe Middle East and Africa region. They will get to present their ideas at the Microsoft Imagine Cup EMEA regional finals in

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