software development

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Andela finally launches in Egypt

Egypt's ITIDA has signed an agreement to support Andelaโ€™s hiring of Egyptian software engineers for global projects. he move into Egypt comes as Andela is undergoing some changes including the laying off of 400 junior software engineers.

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.

Coding must be compulsory at all levels - President of African Development Bank

โ€œCoding must be compulsory, at all levels. The currency of the future is going to be codingโ€ฆWe must democratize technology,โ€ - Akinwumi Adesina, President of AfDB.

Technology trends that are likely to reshape the business landscape in 2019

A look at some of the technology trends that are likely to shape the business landscape during 2019.

Hackathon to fight fake news in Kenya

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

Programmers need ethics when designing technologies that influence people

Computing professionals are on the front lines of almost every aspect of the modern world. Theyโ€™re involved in the response when hackers steal the personal information of hundreds of thousands of people from a large corporation. Their work can protect โ€“ or jeopardize โ€“ critical infrastructure like electrical grids and transportation

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 Afrikaโ€™s talented software