Andela is hosting a 24-Hour Hackathon to fight “Fake News” in partnership with BBC

Andela is partnering with BBC News to host a two-day hackathon which will see participants spend 24 hours working in teams to prototype solutions to solve an element of the fake news ecosystem. Dubbed “Fighting Fake News” Hackathon, the event will take place at the Andela Kenya office in Nairobi from Friday 9th to Saturday […]

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Andela Makes Kigali its 4th African Market, launches Pan-African Tech-Hub

Last year Andela announced that it was planning to expand its footprints to other African markets. The announcement came after the global engineering organization that helps technology companies build high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented softwares developers received received a $24 Million in a round led by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s […]

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4 Organizations Spearheading Blockchain Education in Kenya

Currently, the blockchain hype is at an all-time high, not only in Kenya but also across the globe. There are thousands of ongoing projects creating solutions on the blockchain ranging from financial remittance services to the creation of ledgers that enable organizations to share data and resources freely. To fuel the development of these application […]

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Andela partners with Google to launch the Andela Learning Community (ALC 2.0) program in Kenya

Andela has announced the launch of the Andela Learning Community (ALC 2.0) program in Kenya. The program (ALC 1.0), which was launched in Nigeria in January is a partnership between Andela and Google to identify and certify Android developers through Google’s Udacity course.   Google’s  Udacity course was the first nanodegree class designed by the […]

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Andela announces the launch of its third African market in Kampala, Uganda.

  In June last year, Andela announced that it was planning to unveil its third African country. The announcement came after the global engineering organization that helps technology companies build high-performing engineering teams with Africa’s most talented software developers received a $24 Million in a round led by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s […]

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Group of Andela Developers Left to Right: Chris Ganga, John Kariuki, Penina Wanjiru and Suada Haji Nairobi, Kenya Photo Credit: Robert Opiyo

Andela named most innovative company in Africa

Andela has been named among the most innovative companies in Africa by Fast Company. Each year, Fast Company recognizes enterprises that tap both heartstrings and purse strings and use the engine of commerce to make a difference in the world. Andela was recognized for its efforts in nurturing fast-class coders in the continent. Most of […]

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Andela appoints new Chief Strategy Officer to Spearhead African Expansion

Andela has announced the appointment of Wambui Kinya as its Chief Strategy Officer. The appointment is built on the momentum of a Series B investment from the most respected and innovative minds in the global tech ecosystem. With over eighteen years’ experience in digital, mobile marketing and technology consulting, Kinya will spearhead Andela’s partnership strategy […]

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Group of Andela Developers Left to Right: Chris Ganga, John Kariuki, Penina Wanjiru and Suada Haji Nairobi, Kenya Photo Credit: Robert Opiyo

Andela just received a huge banking from Mark Zuckerberg

Andela, a startup that trains software developers in Africa and gives them full-time opportunities at international companies has received a $24 Million in a round led by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. The money according to Andela will help catalyze its growth across the African continent. The round also saw […]

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