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Microsoft imagine cup 2020 Kenya Africa

JKUAT’s Team ‘Knights’ makes it to top six in Microsoft imagine cup, win 16,000 USD

Two students, Michael Mwaisakenyi and Kenneth Gichira, from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) are the regional winners of the 18th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition. The annual competition saw thousands of students across the world submitting innovations to impact their communities, both locally and globally. The competition advanced

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Kenya courts

Covid-19: Free Microsoft tech to keep Kenya courts productive

Microsoft is giving Kenya courts six months free access to its Office 365 collaboration platform dubbed Teams as social distancing rules take root in the wake of Covid-19. Open court sessions are suspended to limit exposure to the virus. Kenya courts are therefore relying on technology to continue operations and

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Microsoft LEAP program Kenya

Apply! Microsoft opens application for the next cohort of LEAP program in Kenya

Are you a female computer science, IT, or computer science-related course graduate? Or do you have six months or more coding experience? Apply to participate in the next software engineering cohort of the Microsoft LEAP Engineering Acceleration apprenticeship Program in Kenya. The LEAP Engineering Acceleration Program is a Microsoft initiative

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PayPal to M-PESA

This is the easiest way to send money from your PayPal account to your M-PESA wallet

There are various ways to send money from your PayPal account to your M-Pesa wallet. These transactions are mostly done through third-party platforms leaving you with high transaction fees. I find the PayPal collaboration with Safaricom (Safaricom Money Transfer Services Limited) and Thunes (TransferTo Mobile Financial Services Ltd) the easiest

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MALFC

MALFC, Microsft collaborate to achieve 100% food and nutrition security in Kenya

Microsoft and Ministry of Agriculture sign MOU to help farmers in Kenya solve key challenges As part of its ongoing investment into agriculture for social good and AI, Microsoft announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives (MALFC) to collaborate in accelerating innovation in

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online safety

Google launches 1M USD pan-African fund to support digital literacy and online safety

Google announces fund to support online safety in Africa. Marking World Safer Internet Day Google though its philanthropy arm is launching a one million USD pan-African fund. To help in promoting online safety and keeping children safe online. To achieve this, google will empower social enterprises and non profits

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innovation in Africa ABIS 2020

Microsoft names biggest problem to driving innovation in Africa

Making sure your resources are highly skilled, is what Microsoft executive, Kunle Awosika, notes will drive innovation in Africa. He made the remark addressing over three hundred delegates. Representing CIOs, CISOs, CTOs, heads of IT, etc. in the banking and financial industry from across East Africa. At the second Africa

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Microsoft Africa recruitment

Microsoft unable to meet recruitment target for Africa Development Centre

Microsoft announced the Africa Development Center with plans to recruit about 100 full-time software engineers by the end of 2019. Latest details show the company is far from reaching this target. As only about seventy roles and positions have been filled as at January 2020. Jack Ngare, Managing Director, Africa

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Microsoft Country manager Kenya Kendi Ntwiga

Kendi Ntwiga – Nderitu, “She Goes Tech” founder is new Microsoft Country Manager for Kenya

Kendi Ntwiga – Nderitu is new Microsoft Country Manager for Kenya. Microsoft announces the appoint of Kendi Ntwiga - Nderitu as head of its operations in Kenya. Kendi, is tasked with developing and maintaining effective relationships across Microsoft’s subsidiaries, regional sales and marketing departments. As Microsoft Country Manager she will

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