The ‘deca’ in Decagon signals a ten-year ambition to make Nigeria a globally envied hub for software engineering talent. It’s neither novel nor disruptive as far as mission statements go. Founded in 2018, the tech talent development company “is probably the least innovative thing I have done,” Chika Nwobi, Decagon’s founder and CEO, tells me. […]
Gbemisola Imran is one of only four women in a class of thirty-one at Semicolon. In ten months, she has absorbed modules and done projects on design thinking, software engineering and business management. When her cohort graduates this March, she expects Google to make her an offer. Semicolon is a technology capacity-development startup. Sam Immanuel […]
Encouraged by Egypt’s focus on ICT, global tech firm, Andela has now launched in Egypt
Andela, the Africa-focused tech accelerator, is laying off more than 400 employees across three countries as the company changes its business model away from developer training. The company told TechCabal it is laying off 250 junior developers from Nigeria and Uganda and about 170 others in Kenya. CEO Jeremy Johnson said the company will now […]
Rwanda is fast turning into a preferred location for technology and innovation through a combination of visionary leadership and investment in infrastructure showing an example to other African nations.
The money will be used to fund an aggressive expansion drive across Africa