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Microsoft Global Skills Initiative formally launches in Kenya

Microsoft officially launches its Global Skills Initiative program in Kenya today. The announcement comes as the company unveils a private sector partnership agreement with Stanbic Kenya and the Kenya Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development. The partnership aims to enhance the employability of Kenyan citizens through digital upskilling to

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Stanbic, Microsoft initiative to put 2K Kenya youth in jobs by the end of 2021

Two thousand unemployed youths in Kenya are set to gain employment after taking part in a digital skills initiative. Led by Stanbic Kenya, Microsoft Kenya and the Kenya Ministry of Trade, Industrialization and Enterprise Development. The digital skills initiative seeks to upskill about 50,000 people affected by the covid-19 pandemic

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Ekiti State Government partners with Microsoft to train youth

The youth in Ekiti State, Nigeria, will benefit from a new collaboration between the state government and Microsoft Nigeria. The partnership will see the youth acquire new digital skills, get certified and become employable. Ekiti State Government will also invest about two hundred thousand dollars in two thousand participants with

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Microsoft partners with Social Change Factory to launch skills initiative in Senegal

Microsoft is collaborating with Social Change Factory to launch a digital skills initiative in Senegal. Through the partnership Social change is offering free access to learning content, recognized Microsoft certification and professional opportunities. This is part of Microsoft's Global Skills Initiative programme to help twenty-five million people worldwide acquire digital skills.

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TechSoup launch Microsoft Digital Skills Center for Nonprofits

The Microsoft Digital Skills Center for Nonprofits seeks to empower organizations do more good with the help of technology tools. TechSoup is introducing Microsoft Digital Skills Center for Nonprofits in a new collaboration with Microsoft. The digital skills center will have a focus on nonprofits and will exist within the TechSoup

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Microsoft and African Development Bank boost Nigerian women in ICT with All-Female Coding for Employment cohort

In July 2018 Microsoft, Facebook and The Rockefeller Foundation partnered with the African Development Bank to announce Coding for Employment. An initiative seeking to bridge the digital skills divide among African youths. To kick start the program and to celebrate women's month Microsoft and the African Development Bank(AfDB) have started

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FirstBank Nigeria

Microsoft partners FirstBank Nigeria to provide SME’s with a platform to accelerate their digital transformation journey

Microsoft Partners with FirstBank Nigeria Limited. Providing SME's with a skills development platform, access to networks and discounted Microsoft products, payable in local currency. The partnership started out as a memorandum of understanding in June 2018. Microsoft through its 4Afrika arm has reached an agreement with FirstBank of Nigeria.

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Microsoft joins initiative on boosting digital skills and employability of Africa youth

Microsoft among partners sealing Africa youth digital skills gap  Microsoft has joined other partners in the Coding for Employment program – an initiative seeking to bridge the digital skills divide among the youth in Africa. Under the program by African Development Bank (ADB), the youth will be equipped with demand-driven Information

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Trevor Noah Foundation

Microsoft partners with Trevor Noah Foundation to bring Digital Skills to needy Youths in South Africa

Microsoft partners with Trevor Noah Foundation to bring digital literacy to under-resourced schools in South Africa  Microsoft has partnered with South African-based Trevor Noah Foundation (TNF) to provide digital skills to underprivileged youth in a Johannesburg suburb. Under the partnership, Microsoft’s philanthropy arm will help incorporate technology into classrooms activities at New

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