Daily Archives: June 16, 2016

Andela rassemble 24 millions de dollars sous la houlette de la Chan Zuckerberg Initiative afin de mobiliser les plus grands talents de l’ingénierie en Afrique

NEW YORK, 16 juin 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Andela, société qui recrute les développeurs les plus talentueux de logiciels en Afrique et les incorpore dans des organisations d’ingénierie dans le monde entier, annonce aujourd’hui 24 millions de dollars dans un financement de Série B. La Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (Initiative Chan Zuckerberg) dirige ces négociations qui marquent son premier investissement […]

Andela Raises $24 Million Led by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Mobilize Africa’s Top Engineering Talent

NEW YORK, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Andela, a company that recruits the most talented software developers in Africa and embeds them into engineering organizations worldwide, is today announcing $24M in Series B funding. Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is leading the round, which marks its first lead investment to date, and they are joined by new investor […]

June 16 is 40

South Africa today marks the 40th anniversary of the historic 16 June 1976 Soweto uprising, where students united in the fight against an oppressive education system. Hundreds of students and young people were brutally killed by the apartheid security forces, while many were injured, imprisoned and tortured. Forty years on, the day is commemorated under

Deputy President honours youth of 1976

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid his respects to the youth of 1976, who lost their lives in the struggle for freedom and a democratic South Africa. He was accompanied by Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa, Gauteng Premier David Makhura, Gauteng MEC for