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I Choose Life chooses Azure for an education intervention

When Kenyan NGO, I Choose Life – Africa (ICL), registered in 2004, its mission was to provide a globally competitive education, training, research and innovation system for sustainable development. Working across the four pillars of Jiimarishe (health), Jiinue (economic development), Jielimishe (academic and career mentorship) and Jiongoze (leadership and governance), … Read more »

Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants awarded for a second year

Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where it’s needed most Allen Bailochan Tuladhar He made a vow. When his 16-year-old daughter died from an illness doctors could not diagnose, Allen Bailochan Tuladhar promised he would carry out her dream to help young … Read more »

Do corporate volunteer programmes really work?

By Lutz Ziob, Dean of 4Afrika Academy at Microsoft Ricardo Wagner, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Office 365 in Canada, during his MySkills4Afrika assignment in Kenya. When Ricardo Wagner, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Office 365 in Canada, returned home from Rwanda, he felt renewed. “I really feel I can … Read more »

Majid Al Futtaim Ventures adopts Microsoft Dynamics 365

1st June 2017; Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Ventures today announced it has adopted Microsoft Dynamics 365, Office 365 and a range of supporting apps, as a means of enhancing customer engagement and optimising internal efficiencies across the group’s many business units. The deployment occurred across … Read more »

Emaar announces sponsorship of Microsoft Imagine Cup UAE 2017

The world’s largest student competition prepares for the regional kick-off and aims to reach 5,000 students from universities across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah. 05 February 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Global developer Emaar Properties today announced its sponsorship of the Microsoft UAE Imagine Cup … Read more »

ATEÏS Middle East adopts Microsoft Office 365, to ‘ramp up’ productivity

Office 365 deployment addresses issues of data-sharing, security, email management and back-up Yammer creates ‘strong sense of community’ among employees Leveraging of cloud delivers ‘undreamt-of’ levels of efficiency 5th December, 2016; Dubai, United Arab Emirates – ATEÏS Middle East, a regional pioneer in fire alarm research, development and manufacturing, today … Read more »