Nigeria commits $618m for digital skills, job creation
I-DICE will support 451 tech start-ups, 226 creative enterprises and 75 enterprise support organisations, and the benefits to Nigeria’s economy are pegged at $6.4 billion.Samuel Mungadze
Serena Williams renews investment in Africa’s tech start-up ecosystem
Serena Ventures capital directs undisclosed amount into Nigerian crypto venture Nestcoin.
Developers, start-ups invited to apply for free Google programmes
Google opens applications for two annual initiatives: the Google for Start-ups Accelerator programme and Africa Developer Scholarship 2021.
Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre
Company has hired over 80 top engineers from Cairo, Alexandria, Damnhour, Port Saeed and Mansoura.
Andela set to lay off over 400 developers in change of approach
Despite raising US$100-million in funding.
Serena Williams backs Andela
Tennis champion founded Serena Ventures in 2014 to invest in innovative companies across various industries.
30,000 Google Africa Certifications Scholarships for 2019
Company confirms applications are open for next round.
'Africa not investing enough in software development'
Andela's VP of Global Ops Seni Sulyman says software development know-how will help solve many challenges Africans face daily.
Nigeria's Andela scoops US$100-million in funding
Coding accelerator company takes total funding to $180m with Series D raise.
Start-up funding to dip in build up to Nigeria's election: report
Deloitte foresees a slowdown in funding for start-ups in the West African economy.
Nigeria's Andela to establish first tech hub in Kigali
Plan to train and place 500 local software developers within five years.
Andela secures US$40m Series C funding to fuel Africa expansion
The round marks one of the largest investments ever led by an African venture firm into an Africa-based company.