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November 2, 2017 11:03 AM Microsoft enhances paternity leave to six-weeks

NAIROBI, KENYA: Microsoft has announced a five-month paid maternity leave for female employees in its Kenya office, a new arrangement that almost doubles what many local companies offer. In most Kenyan companies, a female employee is entitled to three-month paid maternity leave while male employees do get two-week off to bond with newborn babies 776

October 18, 2017 9:04 PM Private primary schools to get JKUAT tablets

Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology (JKUAT) has launched a digital device targeted at private primary schools. The tablet comes in a move aimed at expanding the distribution of devices used in the digital learning programme (DLP). The new devices that will be distributed under the Taifa brand will see the schools also get access to digital 62

October 18, 2017 1:46 PM USAID-funded farmers program creates 4,000 jobs

Access to capital and low levels of skills remains key challenges for a majority of those in the agricultural value chain in Kenya. Feed the Future Initiative, a USAID-funded program, says offering targeted financial support and tailored technical assistance could help small scale farmers as well as those in the value chain realize their full potential 66

October 6, 2017 11:58 PM Google's long journey to tech power

Wangari Maathai and Kimani Maruge who enrolled in primary school at age 84, have been commemorated with Doodles Today, Google’s dominance in our world is self-evident. These days, we talk about Googling something instead of searching for it, and we use the phrase “Google is your friend” to rebuke people who ask about things we think they can easily “google 125

October 4, 2017 3:38 PM Vatican urges online protections for kids amid porn scandal linked to Windsor, Ont

Vatican secretary of state said church is treating the case of Msgr. Carlo Capella with 'utmost concern' The Vatican secretary of state urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites on Tuesday to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation — a statement that came even as one of his diplomats 79

September 4, 2017 9:47 AM Liquid Telecom offers MS cloud

Liquid Telecom has partnered with Microsoft through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme to deliver scalable and secure cloud services across Africa. As an official CSP partner, Liquid Telecom will for the first time serve businesses of all sizes in Africa with cloud services and products such as Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft 110

September 2, 2017 6:03 AM Sonko, Waititu outsourced deputies’ brains to survive

Kenyan voters were not sure some candidates for governorship were up to the complex task of managing billions in county budgets owing to their thin academic CVs. But the 2017 General Election this August saw these politicians take the Business Processes Outsourcing (BPO) concept a notch higher by ‘hiring’ the brains of their more qualified running mates 57

August 31, 2017 7:13 PM Microsoft just made it easier for programmers to use archrival Amazon's cloud

Amazon and Microsoft, two archrivals in cloud computing and stiff competitors for Seattle-area tech talent, are cooperating a lot more. Then, on Thursday, the companies announced they were teaming up so programmers can more easily take code they manage in Microsoft's tools, and roll it out on Amazon's cloud. On Thursday Microsoft published a blog post detailing 107

August 30, 2017 1:18 PM Liquid Telecom partners Microsoft to sell cloud products; Azure, Office 365, Windows 10

Liquid Telecom has announced a partnership with Microsoft through the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider programme. Basically this means Liquid Telecom will now be selling Microsoft cloud solutions directly to customers on behalf of Microsoft. The target market is therefore clearly enterprise. So it is worth noting how things have changed. For many such customers 130

August 24, 2017 5:43 PM Xbox Games with Gold September 2017: Forza Motorsport 5 and more

Microsoft has released its game lineup for next month’s ‘Games with Gold.’ The September 2017 list features Forza Motorsport 5 chief among the rest, bringing the popular racing game to Xbox owners with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. Though the Forza racing game is only available for Xbox One owners, the list also includes titles for Xbox 360 owners 108