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Aid Evolved Podcast: Building a Technology Team in Kenya

Aid Evolved Podcast: Building a Technology Team in Kenya

Published on: Apr 03 2021 by Rowena Luk - 3 Comments
Aid, Evolved is a podcast about technology, poverty, and health. Every two weeks we’ll bring you a new episode about doing good, better. Our conversations are...
How Open Web Applications Can Improve Your Digital Health Solution

How Open Web Applications Can Improve Your Digital Health Solution

Published on: Jul 31 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Open Web Applications Can Improve Your Digital Health Solution
OpenMRS is one of the best examples of a successful digital health global good. Right now this electronic medical records software supports almost 9 million patients...
The Software Skills That Pay the Most in 2018

The Software Skills That Pay the Most in 2018

Published on: Feb 22 2018 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Software Skills That Pay the Most in 2018
We are often asked by a lot of software developers what are the most in-demand programming skills and how the market is developing. So, we’ve taken a dive into...
Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Why African Entrepreneurs Should Build Software Products For The Global Market

Published on: Oct 07 2013 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
I am Fritz Ekwoge and I’ve spent three years running a Cameroonian startup, carving my niche with B2C products for the African market. This is what I have...
Are There Only 4,527 Open Source Software Developers in All of Africa?

Are There Only 4,527 Open Source Software Developers in All of Africa?

Published on: Aug 26 2013 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
In an effort to help promote, highlight and grow Africa coders Matt Berg created a Mapbox map which shows the location and density existing GitHub users (primarily...
The Problems with UNICEF Software Developer Hiring Practicies in Uganda

The Problems with UNICEF Software Developer Hiring Practicies in Uganda

Published on: Oct 08 2012 by David McCann - 8 Comments
I am David McCann and I’d like to tell you that UNICEF Uganda is hiring. If this job description seems dauntingly ambitious, that’s because it is....
Twhii: a great Twitter client for Java phones

Twhii: a great Twitter client for Java phones

Published on: Jun 08 2012 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Twhii: a great Twitter client for Java phones
Twhii is a new Twitter client for Java phones. Mr Mobility says: For a Java app, Twhii is impressive. It gives advanced Twitter users all the flexibility that...
The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012

The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012

Published on: Jan 17 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012
Educational Technology: So much talk these days about educational technology in the developing world and whether it’s really an efficient tool for improving...
14 Lucrative ICT Skills for African Software Developers and Designers in 2012

14 Lucrative ICT Skills for African Software Developers and Designers in 2012

Published on: Jan 16 2012 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
In the American and European technology space there’s a growing problem. There’s so much funding available for early stage startups that everyone and their...
On Politics and Programmers Across a Continent

On Politics and Programmers Across a Continent

Published on: Aug 30 2011 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
This morning, I republished the post The 3 types of developers you will find in Africa by Richard Ngamita. He compared the software developer community to three...