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Microsoft opens first Africa Development Centre in Kenya and Nigeria

It was almost three decades ago that Microsoft opened its first offices in Africa. In this time, they witnessed incredible growth on the continent...

Kaspersky Lab uncovers critical vulnerability in Windows OS exploited by an...

Kaspersky Lab’s automated technologies have detected a previously unknown vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. It was exploited by an unidentified criminal group in an attempt...

M2M systems hosts ‘Kaizala’ familiarisation session in Kenya

A year on from the launch of ‘Kaizala’, Microsoft and M2M systems hosted a familiarisation session for the app in a bid to remind...

Windows 10 quick tips: Get the most out of Cortana

Microsoft's digital assistant Cortana is one of the major additions to Windows 10 — and it's a winner. Turn it on and Cortana alerts...

Supporting an AI-enabled future in Africa

While AI is primed to be the driving force of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, its widespread acceptance and adoption among businesses is still in...

CIO 100: AI as an empowerment tool

Down to its core, artificial intelligence (AI) describes the advanced process for a machine to make decisions based on logic. AI has already made...

Microsoft to launch the “AI for Africa” white paper at the...

Microsoft have announced that they will launch the Artificial Intelligence(AI) for Africa: An Opportunity for Growth, Development, and Democratization white paper at the CIO100 Symposium on 29th...

Ecobank improves its business performance with Microsoft’s Power BI

Ecobank, one of the continents leading banking conglomorates has been able to drastically improve its business analytics needs with the help of Microsoft Power BI....

Microsoft’s Airband grant fund invests in Kenyan start-up

Agsol, a Kenyan start-up based in Nairobi which manufactures solar-powered agro processing machines for off-grid farming communities, has been selected for Microsoft’s third annual Airband...

Four ways the cloud is creating, not eliminating, jobs

Five million jobs are expected to be lost to automation by 2020. That may sound like a scary figure, but as these roles disappear,...

Digital transformation; judicial systems must adopt to changing times

Digital transformation is affecting all aspects of our societies and economies. Citizens and businesses of all sizes are now more than ever, relying on...

AfDB launches coding for employment program

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African...

Microsoft buys GitHub for US$7.5bn – should developers be concerned?

Microsoft has acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. Github's 85 million code repositories and 28 million users make it the internet’s largest...

Microsoft, SEACOM launch new cloud service targeting SMEs in East Africa

Microsoft, in partnership with SEACOM, has launched a cloud service that will allow customers to extend their on-premises networks into the cloud without going...

What still isn’t clear about the future of Windows after Build...

We leave Microsoft's Build developer conference with more questions than answers about the state of Windows, and that’s not a good thing. We wrote rather...

Techno Brain, Microsoft launch testing centre, aim to create 1000 jobs...

Techno Brain Kenya has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch the first ever testing and quality assurance centre in Africa. The Centre has the...

GE partners Lagos State, others to host tech conference for Nigerian...

In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE partnered with the Lagos State Government and others...

IT experts to get hands-on experience on disruptive technologies at the...

Microsoft has announced its plans to host this year’s Cloud Society Camp, which will take place in Mauritius on the on May 9th to...

Microsoft calls for broader multilateral digital convention to enhance cybersecurity norms...

Microsoft’s commitment to enhance trust and continue partnering with the Rwanda Government among other government across Africa is un-wavered, Kunle Awosika, Director, Small and...

Microsoft AppFactory launched in Nanyuki

Kenya’s award-winning rural internet access provider better known as Mawingu Networks based in Nanyuki town, has expanded its operational potential by launching an AppFactory...
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