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ICT skills in Kenya to grow as ICT Authority and Microsoft sign MOU

ICT skills in Kenya to grow as ICT Authority and Microsoft sign MOU

Kenya’s ICT Authority and Microsoft have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will, among other things, see Microsoft offer support in providing a platform that will enable ICT skills training for up to 300 000 teachers.  Read More

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