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Microsoft Arabia launches Surface Pro 4 in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, April 25 2016: Microsoft Arabia announced the launch of its new tablet “Surface Pro 4” in the Saudi market, which is the only tablet that can replace your laptop, featuring a 12.3-inch display and powerful processing capabilities. The new tablet is designed to outperform both laptops and tablets as … Read more »

Microsoft partners with over 100 nonprofit organizations globally to close the computer science education skills gap for young people in local communities

I Choose Life Africa (ICL) and The African Centre For Women, Information & Communications Technology (ACWICT) receive Microsoft YouthSpark grant to bring computer science to young people in Kenya Apr. 21, 2016- Today, Microsoft Philanthropies announced grants for over 100 nonprofit organizations in 55 countries, including I Choose Life Africa … Read more »

Microsoft Cloud Solutions to help smaller companies move to the cloud

Dare salaam, Tanzania – Microsoft recently announced expansion in the services that their Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) partners offer to small-and-medium business customers. The expansion allows small-and-medium business customers access to a range of cloud-based tools bundled into one simple bill from a single vendor, who becomes their hands-on partner … Read more »

ICT training begins for local educators in Ethiopia

As part of the recent agreement signed by Microsoft and the Ministry of Higher Education in Ethiopia, local educators have started receiving training on using and implementing digital education tools. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – 07 April 2016 – Educators in Ethiopia have started receiving the support, training and guidance necessary … Read more »

UAE joins international think-tank on education

United Arab Emirates will help spearhead reinvention of the classroom, as part of ‘Leading Countries of the World in Transforming Education’ programme 6th April 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates:   Microsoft today announced that the United Arab Emirates will be a founding member of a global initiative called Leading Countries … Read more »


Highlights: Copyright Board gives one-month amnesty for individuals, SMEs and Corporations using pirated software Board urges consumers to purchase genuine software ahead of a planned crackdown Microsoft is supporting the amnesty, urges consumers to buy or subscribe to genuine software and benefit from Value Added Services Software piracy rate in … Read more »

Digigirlz hold maiden Camp in Uganda

On Saturday 2nd April 2016 Leading Technology Company Microsoft in partnership with Pan African NGO Forum for African Women Educationalists Uganda (FAWEU) held its first ever Digigirlz event in Uganda at Kitante Hill School in Kampala opening doors to fervent and determined young women for the DigiGirlz Tech Camp. The … Read more »

Ethiopia gearing up to transform education through technology

Microsoft and the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia are coming together to transform education, further innovation and develop employability. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – 28 March 2016 – Students, teachers and learning institutions in Ethiopia will soon be transforming the way they learn and teach through ICT. Microsoft and the Ministry … Read more »