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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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Digital Skills Centre

Liquid Intelligent Technologies opens first Innovation and Digital Skills Centre in Mthatha, South Africa

As part of their commitment to fostering innovation and building digital skills even in the remotest part of the country, Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa, today heralded in a new digital dawn in the Eastern Cape with the opening of the first Innovation and Digital Skills Centre (IDSC) in Mthatha.

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Surface Book 3 South Africa

A year late, Surface Book 3 now available in the South Africa market

Surface Book 3 is now officially available in South Africa and will retail at R37,999 for the least configuration. The highest configuration of 32GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage retails at R52,999. Consumers will be able to buy the device from Microsoft Surface authorized partner Incredible Connection stores. The device

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top trending jobs Microsoft graph south africa

Amazon, Software Engineer, Teaching are the top trending in employer, job and skill categories in South Africa according to Microsoft’s Economic Graph

Amazon, Software engineer and Teaching have emerged as the top trending employer, job and skill respectively in South Africa. This is according to data from Microsoft's LinkedIn Economic Graph. Which Microsoft believes can help policymakers make informed decisions and chart new paths to economic opportunity. Multinational technology company Amazon, Webhelp, OUTsurance,

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safe@home hackathon microsoft south africa winners

$8000, Microsoft announces safe@home hackathon winners

Three teams have emerged winners of the Microsoft South Africa safe@home hackathon. Winning a prize pool of eight thousand US Dollars. Six teams made it to the final qualifying round of the hackathon competition. With three teams Combat against GBV, iWitness and Report Matters going on to win it. Coming

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Microsoft Surface Go 2 South Africa

Microsoft Surface Go 2 available in South Africa, retails R8,999

Microsoft Surface Go 2 is now available to businesses and consumers in the South African market. The device will retail at R8,999 and sold by Incredible Connection stores and Vodacom. The device comes with a larger 10.5-inch display, improved battery life and a model with up to 64% faster performance. Click to

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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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smallholder farmers south africa Microsoft investment

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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Artificial Intelligence university Microsoft South Africa Free State

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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