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Nedbank Digiskills

Nedbank launches low bandwidth DigiSkills training platform in partnership with Microsoft

Nedbank is introducing the Nedbank DigiSkills online platform. A low bandwidth digital skills training program in partnership with Microsoft and Afrika Tikkun. To help South Africans acquire the in-demand skills needed in a more digital post-COVID-19 economy. It plans to upskill and create sustainable income opportunities for one thousand South

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South Africa partner award

Microsoft South Africa announces 2021 partner award winners

Microsoft celebrates its excelling local partners in South Africa at its annual partner award event. The award event is set aside each year to recognize the contributions of the Microsoft partner community. The community that enables and empowers Microsoft customers and organizations in South Africa to do more. The event

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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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Standard Bank Microsoft

Standard Bank partners with Microsoft to establish the African Digital Foundry

Standard Bank and Microsoft announce a strategic partnership to accelerate the digital transformation of Africa’s largest financial institution and further drive the continent’s growth. The Bank’s growing investment in the Microsoft Cloud will enable the innovation, efficiencies, and resilience required to respond to market dynamics and customer needs. This partnership builds

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Coca-Cola Africa Microsoft

Coca-Cola is unifying operations, streamlining pricing with Microsoft tools

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) is collaborating with pricing and rebate management experts Flintfox, and Microsoft to modernise how it uses technology. This is part of an ongoing digital transformation programme at its bottling plants. The collaboration will help the bottling giant retire legacy solutions, to better manage pricing and overcome

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gender-based violence microsoft south africa hackathon

Tackling gender-based violence with Tech, Microsoft announces Safe@Home Hackathon

Microsoft South Africa, together with leading gender-based violence NPO partners, 1000 Women Trust and TEARS Foundation, launch Safe@Home Hackathon to address gender-based violence in South Africa. The virtual hackathon event will run from 22 September to 19 October. It invites the South African developer community to create and develop technology-based solutions that will

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Future Africa Campus

Microsoft, University of Pretoria, Future Africa Campus launch Policy Innovation Center

Microsoft opens second Africa Policy Innovation Center in South Africa. At the Future Africa Campus, University of Pretoria. Microsoft opens second Policy Innovation Centre (PIC) in Africa. In partnership with the University of Pretoria and the South Africa Department of Science and Technology. The Policy Innovation Centre will be housed

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Equity Equivalent Investment Programme

Microsoft announce evolved multi-million dollar Equity Equivalent Investment Programme in South Africa

Equity Equivalent Investment Programme to drive digital transformation and create economic empowerment in South Africa. Seven years on after launching the Microsoft Equity Equivalent Investment Programme (EEIP), the company evolves the programme. Microsoft announced the EEIP in 2011 where they committed 7 years to support black owned Independent Software Vendors

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South Africa Managing Director

Microsoft announces new South Africa Managing Director

Microsoft announces that Lillian Barnard, Director of Public Sector will assume a new role as South Africa Managing Director. Lillian Barnard we know has been very active in fostering the women at Microsoft community. DigiGirlz, and other coding initiatives that empower women and girls in technology. At AfricaCom 2017 we

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Partner Awards

Microsoft South Africa Partner Awards 2018 Winners

Microsoft hosts event to celebrate partner achievement in South Africa.  The award event set aside each year recognizes the contributions of the Microsoft partner community. The community that enable and empower Microsoft's customers do more. Microsoft South Africa Managing Director, Zoaib Hoosen, speaking at the award ceremony said "Our partners are the

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