5 Non-Technical Skills Every Developer Needs

With the increasing knowledge in software development and the rising competition, being great at your job or having the finest codes may not be enough to help you advance through the ranks and earn the right to lead teams, projects, and, ultimately, companies.  Unfortunately, just as there is a gap in the educational system fueling … Read more

How to Position Yourself to Attract Global Opportunities as an African Developer

As a software developer or engineer looking to actively grow and progress in your career, it is imperative to understand how to position yourself, hone your skills, optimize your profile and build a brand so as to attract opportunities beyond Africa.  According to www.weforum.org 42% work remotely at least once a day as technological evolutions … Read more

The Future is Africa: Can-do Attitude, Resilience and Entrepreneurship Spirit of African IT Expert

With a populace of over 1.2 billion people, Africa is home to a wealth of talent with skills and experience that positively contribute to the technological growth of companies all over the world.  To a global population of 7.7 billion people, the African population ratio is 1:5 people globally. Furthermore, 60% of this population is … Read more

You Must Pay Attention to these Skills if you are Trying to Hire A DevOps Engineer

Throughout the course of recent years, DevOps has developed from a speciality to a major pillar in high-performing software teams. Hiring DevOps engineers has become an extreme sport as demand for DevOps engineers has greatly increased. So how do you know if your candidate is the real deal and has all of the skills you … Read more

How The Netherlands and Nigeria are collaborating for an inclusive tech development

The relationship between The Netherlands and Nigeria enjoys a long history starting when the former opened its consulate in Lagos and its embassy in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. During this time there have been many collaborations between The Netherlands and Nigeria, adding to the growth of both states, and in recent years those collaborations have ventured into the tech industry as well.

How Kenya is Incorporating and Leveraging ICT For Accelerated Growth

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A traditional view of development is very linear, where a country is expected to go through each stage of the industrial revolution one by one before starting with the next phase, however, newly developed countries have the benefit of being able to adapt their infrastructure to the most recent developments and innovations, allowing them to … Read more

Crypto: Bridging Inequality or Widening the Financial Divide in Africa?

Cryptocurrencies are a hot topic for the financial sectors around the world, raising questions about their role in a modern, ever digitizing world. Some believe crypto to be the cure-all for the flaws in traditional financial systems, others worry that it’ll doom the world, referring to its environmental impact or how it is uncontrolled. It raises the question, what is the impact on the continent that has the fastest-growing market for cryptocurrencies?

How Mobile Money is promoting Financial Inclusion in Africa

Financial inclusion means that individuals and businesses regardless of their status, have access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs. These financial products may include but are not limited to payments, savings, credit and insurance – delivered in a responsible and sustainable way. 

5 Tech Innovations From Africa That Are Changing The World

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Unleashing the power of innovation in Africa will help create an important platform for widespread sustainable development across the continent. It stems from the need to find immediate, sustainable solutions for critical problems the continent has been facing. Thus it’s not surprising that all over Africa, groundbreaking innovations are created that are changing the world. … Read more

Techy Eyes on Africa- Tourchlighting The Ever-growing Kenyan Tech Ecosystem

Silicon Valley, situated in the South San Francisco Bay Area, California, is the biggest and unarguably the most popular tech ecosystem globally. It is home to Apple, Google, HP, Visa, eBay, Facebook, Nvidia, Adobe, and PayPal.  The presence of these companies in Silicon Valley has made it home to thousands of startups. Unsurprisingly, startups from this … Read more