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Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Apply Now: £500,000 for Infectious Disease Open Source Data Models

Published on: Mar 14 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Climate change has and will continue to have a profound impact on escalating infectious diseases. Warming temperatures are making new environments more suitable...
Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?

Published on: Jan 13 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Which African Software Developers Have the Highest Salaries?
Software developers around the world are seeing their salaries increase much faster than other professions. Everyone wants to hire a good software developer, engineer,...
Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Don’t Build It. A Guide for ICT4D Practitioners to Just Say No

Published on: Jul 28 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The central problem of software is that anything can be built. With a physical structure, nature and physics puts some constraints on the space of ideas. With software,...
Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software

Published on: Jun 12 2021 by Rowena Luk - Comments Off on Aid Evolved Podcast: The Costly Business of Free Software
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...
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....