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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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Microsoft announces USD 2 million investment for smallholder farmers in South Africa

Smallholder farmers in South Africa are set to benefit from a 2.3 million dollar Microsoft investment aimed at driving sustainability in South Africa’s agricultural sector. Through the investment, Microsoft will use technology to solve some of the challenges these farmers face. That prevents them from becoming commercially viable, efficient and

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Central University of Technology introduces Artificial Intelligence university programme in partnership with Microsoft, Free State Government, Gijima

Central University of Technology, South Africa, is introducing an Artificial Intelligence university programme powered by Microsoft. To firstly skill employees with the in-demand skill and secondly address the demand for the skill in the province and South Africa in general. The Artificial Intelligence university programme is developed by Microsoft and

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Microsoft expands Surface devices into South Africa, launches Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3

Microsoft announces the expansion of its Surface device range into the South Africa market. Starting with the introduction of Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3 for both commercial and consumer customers. Panos Panay, Microsoft Chief Product Officer, noted in May, Surface devices will be coming to South Africa. The devices

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Standard Bank offers free Microsoft Digital Literacy Course to all South Africans

Standard Bank is offering a free online Microsoft Digital Literacy Course to all South Africans in partnership with Pioneering Solutions Studio. The courses focus on generic ICT skills and concepts. How to use a computer and the Internet. keeping yourself and your computer safe online. As well as how to use

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Standard Bank moves SAP services to Microsoft Azure

Standard Bank South Africa is moving its core SAP Cloud Platform services to Microsoft Azure to significantly improve customer experience. This accelerates the digital transformation of SAP customers to S/4HANA by partnering with Microsoft and using jointly developed reference architectures, roadmaps, and industry best practices. Many enterprises are looking to

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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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Microsoft outfits new computer lab at Afrika Tikkun Zolile Malindi Centre of Excellence in Mfuleni, Cape Town

Microsoft South Africa has responded to the Afrika Tikkun Mfuleni center's need for a greater student-centric IT facility. By outfitting the Zolile Malindi Centre of Excellence in Cape Town with a new computer lab. The new computer lab is larger, has modern computers and will be able to sit sixty

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Win a Microsoft all-expenses-paid trip to Devconf 2020 in South Africa

Microsoft Middle East and Africa Cloud Society is organizing a certification contest. That will see three winners receive a return air ticket to Cape Town, South Africa. The winners will attend a special Microsoft Media Event as well as DevConf 2020 software developer conference. Another ten winners will

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