You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all that. — Andela has started hiring senior software engineering talent as […]
Nigeria’s technical talent landscape has changed significantly since Andela boiled the proverbial ocean. Today there are at least 25 key players in the industry.
While Andela defined a new era in the way technical talents are trained and connected with opportunities in 2014, the history of the industry dates as far back as 1963.
As one of the companies that changed perceptions of Africa’s capacity for a digital economy, Andela is frequently in the spotlight. There’s an argument about how it has hit its peak for excitement and innovation, owing to the internal changes of the past year. In a revealing report by a US journalist late last week, […]
Last week’s announcement that Andela is open to hiring more developers from more African countries passed with a whimper. The buzz we’ve come to expect over the last six years is officially gone. The fade started in September 2019 when Andela relieved itself of a core founding burden. Or was it nine months earlier when […]
Andela, the software engineering talent company, has laid off 135 of its staff across four locations. On Tuesday, Jeremy Johnson, the company’s CEO, led a company-wide video conference call attended by over 1,300 staff from Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, Egypt, and the United States. There were no layoffs in Rwanda or Ghana. The call […]