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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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Xbox E3 2019

What’s next for Xbox? Here is what is new and coming in the future to Gaming at Microsoft

Microsoft is hosting the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday, June 13 at 5 pm GMT. Where the company will talk about the gaming lineup coming out of the partnership with Bethesda. Games coming to Xbox this holiday, upcoming releases on Xbox Game Pass, and more. Interestingly the company

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Windows 11

Windows 11? Microsoft to host ‘what’s next for Windows’ event on June 24

Is it Windows 11? Microsoft will unveil what's next for Windows in a Microsoft event to take place on June 24th. The company will share details on what CEO, Satya Nadella, calls 'one of the most significant updates to Windows of the past decade'. The online event will start at

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Kenya students Imagine Cup Microsoft

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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innovative new open platform Windows

#MSBuild: Windows, the innovative new open platform to build and distribute applications

Microsoft Build 2021 is all about developers! Throughout the event, over one hundred new services and updates across various areas of the Microsoft technology stack are going to be announced. But there seem to be one area on the Microsoft CEO's mind, Windows. During the keynote address, he makes a

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Microsoft Build 2021 digital event keynote

#MSBuild: Watch Microsoft Build 2021 Keynote and Imagine Cup World Championship live

Watch Microsoft developer conference Build 2021 and get all the latest in Microsoft technology announcements. Where CEO, Satya Nadella will highlight how Microsoft is creating new opportunities for developers across the modern tech stack. The free digital viewing of Build 2021 event starts at these times worldwide 3 PM GMT,

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Azure Specialization courses

Microsoft brings three new Azure Specialization courses to Coursera

Coursera is collaborating with Microsoft to bring opportunities for skilling in Azure to its 80 million learners. The partnership will see Coursera offer three Microsoft Azure Specialization courses on its platform. Launching immediately is Azure Fundamentals which gives learners a foundational understanding of Azure cloud services. It also gives basic

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digital skills

1.1M Africans acquire digital skills during COVID-19

Microsoft is announcing it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories acquire digital skills. Out of this, over one million learners across Africa participated in the Microsoft Global Skills program. The global skills initiative offers free online courses across Microsoft, LinkedIn, and GitHub learning platforms. It

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Microsoft digital skills

30 million learners participate in the free Microsoft digital skills initiative

Over 30.7 million people across the globe have participated in the free Microsoft global digital skills initiative. The company says this sharing an update on the initiative's progress nine months on. An increase from the 10 million reached in September last year and surpasses the planned target of 25 million.

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