Andela

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Who will develop Africa's junior software engineers?

When Andela announced that it was shifting its focus to acquiring senior software engineering talent as a result of some business realignment, it was not surprising. People on the ground had noticed the trend months earlier.

Seni Sulyman explains what's happening at Andela

According to Seni Sulyman, Vice President of Global Operations at Andela, the company started noticing problems with placing junior level engineers in 2016. As such, they have now resorted to hiring more experienced engineers.

Andela lays-off hundreds of junior developers

Andela is laying off hundreds of junior developers. This can definitely not be attributed to a lack of funds but possibly overestimating the demand for junior developers or the quality of developers.

Serena Williams reveals her investment in Andela

Serena Williams, the succesfull tennis champion and philanthropist, has announced (via Instagram) that she's been running her VCcompany which also invested in Andela.

Hackathon to fight fake news in Kenya

Andela will be hosting a "Fighting Fake News" Hackathon in Nairobi on 9 and 10 November 2018.

Flutterwave announces more funding as Iyinoluwa Aboyeji steps down

Nigerian FinTech startup, Flutterwave, has announced that it has completed the extension of its Series A funding round. The extension of the financing received participation from new and current investors such as Mastercard, CRE Ventures, Fintech Collective, 4DX Ventures, Raba Capital, and others. Flutterwave has not disclosed the amount of

Andela makes Rwanda its main hub for training software developers

Andela, the company training software developers across Afrika, will be opening its main software development hub in Kigali, Rwanda. The hub will be opened in partnership with the east Afrikan country's Rwanda Development Board (RDB). Andela was launched in 2014 with the aim of investing in Afrika’s talented software