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130K users enrol in the Coding for Employment digital skills program

The African Development Bank, AfDB, is announcing the enrolment of 130,000 users in its Coding for Employment digital skills program. The digital skills training platform was launched in December 2019 in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and Microsoft. The milestone comes as it works to equip African youth with information

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Dynamics 365 Business Central

Dynamics 365 Business Central is now available in Africa and the Middle East

Dynamics 365 Business Central the Microsoft business management solution for small and mid-sized organizations (SMBs) is coming to Africa and the Middle East. The solution will launch in Kenya, Nigeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, and Lebanon over this month. Dynamics 365 Business Central lets SMBs automate and streamline their business operations.

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Kenya students win Microsoft Imagine Cup competition, USD 125K

Four computer science final year students of United States International University - Africa (USIS), Kenya, are the winners of the 2021 Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship. The team wins the competition trophy, USD 125000 and a mentoring session with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Named Team REWEBA, they become the first

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Canon

Canon selects 10 Mathare community students to study at KCA University

Canon’s Miraisha Programme has selected 10 young storytellers from the Mathare community in Kenya to receive a scholarship at KCA University, helping them to develop skills for a sustainable livelihood. Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA), together with Canon Miraisha, has chosen 10 young students for film and photography scholarships at

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My ambition is to help adopt and accelerate Kenya’s digital transformation agenda – Kendi Nderitu

Kendi Nderitu, Microsoft Country Manager for Kenya says "My ambition is to collaborate with the public and private sector to help adopt and accelerate Kenya’s digital transformation agenda". Kendi Ntwiga-Nderitu shared this ambition speaking to Nation Africa in an interview on her career journey. She notes her career journey's ups and

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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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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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