Microsoft Africa – Join the twitter and read the blog

Follow the news from Microsoft Africa by joining the twitter account: Microsoft Africa-Twitter account and read the Microsoft on the Issues: Africa blog. Some stories include Microsoft Supports Research4Life Agora Programme entry on partnership with Research4Life’s Agora program to help farmers in Burkina Faso gain access to relevant information and innovative solutions.  You can watch…


TechEd Middle East Registration Now Open

TechEd Middle East Registration Opens Registration is now open for TechEd Middle East 2011.  Tech·Ed is Microsoft’s premier technical education event providing the most comprehensive technical training on Microsoft’s suite of products, technologies, solutions and services and takes place in Dubai, March 8 – 10, 2011. Hear about the future of Microsoft’s products and technologies…


Win a trip to Mauritius! – Contest ends 1 minute before midnight GMT

Today is your last day to win a trip to the spectacularly gorgeous island of Mauritius. Simply become a fanof the Facebook Enter the Island community and follow the instructions to download Visual Studio 2010 or Windows Server 2008, and publish a photo or short video of your workspace on the Facebook Enter the Islandpage….


Microsoft Middle East & Africa – People, Events, & Ecosystem for the Developer

The Developer Platform & Evangelism team for Web Strategy in Middle East & Africa Are you looking for the right resource to help you with Silverlight workshops, PHP on Windows seminars, and deep drive training Visual Studio 2010?  Here’s a list of who’s who on the Developer Platform & Evangelism (DPE)  team in the Middle…


What does the Eyjafjallajokull Volcanco have in common with the ladies of Oman?

Muscat, Oman. April 26, 2010. Women in Business Conference 2010. Female enterprise executives and entrepreneurs gathered on a fragrant sunny day at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Oman’s capital city. The topic? Changing the Face of Business – Women as an Economic Force. PANEL: “How Information and Communications Technology can empower women” Together with three distinguished…


DPE Turkey – Innovate 2010 – Istanbul Startups & Emerging Markets

Thanks to Eminay Yurtseven for the write up on a most successful event for startups in Turkey. For more information on the MEA DPE web team please refer to: The Developer Platform & Evangelism team for Web Strategy in Middle East & Africa On the afternoon of April 16th, Microsoft Turkey DPE team hosted another…


LiveWriter Likes Facebook Like – See the pretty faces of who likes you!

Do you know Guy Burstein (you may know him from the recent Slingalibi publicity stint, although not quite as famous as my colleague Policeman #2 )? Well you will now.  Guy has written a Facebook LiveWriter plug-in which allows you to see the Facebook photos of who has “liked” your post. You can download this…


Need to host a website in the Middle East & Africa? Leverage the Microsoft Partner Network

The Microsoft Partner Network is an invaluable way for our partners to surface their training offers, programs and capabilities in a very searchable way through the microsoft.com (ranked #22 in top 100 US websites). This network is localized for your specific country or region & through the Hosting Community, you can find a hosting offer…


Who’s Who Women in Technology – Mrs. Hanan Saab – Managing Director PHARMAMED

“I just wanted something more. So I took a risk.” Mrs. Hanan Saab Muscat, Oman. April 26, 2010. Women in Business Conference 2010. Female enterprise executives and entrepreneurs gathered on a fragrant sunny day at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Oman’s capital city. The topic? Changing the Face of Business – Women as an Economic Force….


The Developer Platform & Evangelism team for Web Strategy in Middle East & Africa

Are you looking for the right resource to help you with Silverlight workshops, PHP on Windows seminars, and deep drive training Visual Studio 2010?  Here’s a list of who’s who on the Developer Platform & Evangelism (DPE)  team in the Middle East & Africa (MEA) – feel free to contact me directly if you need…