US tech firms turn to Africa-based developers

October 31, 2016

However, some studies suggest there is no shortage in skilled STEM programmers. Hal Salzman, a professor at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers, said “the supply of graduates is substantially larger than the demand for them in industry” in computer science and engineering, the Los Angeles Times reported.

With Andela scheduled to open another center in Africa soon, more software development is expected in English-speaking parts of the continent.

USAToday.com, October 31

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