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Serena Williams reveals her investment in Andela

Serena Williams, the succesfull tennis champion and philanthropist, has announced (via Instagram) that she's been running her VCcompany which also invested in Andela.

Hackathon to fight fake news in Kenya

Andela will be hosting a "Fighting Fake News" Hackathon in Nairobi on 9 and 10 November 2018.

Flutterwave announces more funding as Iyinoluwa Aboyeji steps down

Nigerian FinTech startup, Flutterwave, has announced that it has completed the extension of its Series A funding round. The extension of the financing received participation from new and current investors such as Mastercard, CRE Ventures, Fintech Collective, 4DX Ventures, Raba Capital, and others. Flutterwave has not disclosed the amount of

Andela makes Rwanda its main hub for training software developers

Andela, the company training software developers across Afrika, will be opening its main software development hub in Kigali, Rwanda. The hub will be opened in partnership with the east Afrikan country's Rwanda Development Board (RDB). Andela was launched in 2014 with the aim of investing in Afrika’s talented software

Andela hosted their first Women in Technology Summit

Andela, hosted their first ever Women in Technology Summit on 10 March 2018 in celebration of International Women's Day. The event was hosted in Lagos, Nigeria and saw approximately 100 women in attendance. According to the company that is building and training a network of technology professionals across Afrika, the

Ode to Slack and Trello to the tune of Wiz Khalifa's "Black and Yellow"

Remember Wiz Khalifa's hit song "Black and Yellow"? The team at Andela has decided to decided to record an ode to their favorite collaboration and productivity tools, Slack and Trello, using the Black and Yellow beat. It's pretty dope and features Andela staff from across their various offices

It looks like Andela could soon be launching in Egypt

Andela has recently completed meetings with Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development (ITIDA) to explore cooperation and investment opportunities with regards to the training of software developers in the North Afrikan country. This was revealed by the Egyptian agency responsible for Information Technology development. Earlier in October 2017, Andela raised a