The Tunga Blog

On our blog we document our journey to unleash Africa’s tech talent. So here you can find insights in the global staff augmentation market and info about Africa as a source of offshore software development. In addition, there's lot of data on topics like software developers salaries. Further, you can find updates about our free software development courses and coding tests. And background posts about Tunga and the people behind it.

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Peter Kakoma on the 2021 job market for African developers

The African developer market is evolving quickly. In the latest episode of the Tunga Dev Hour, industry veteran Peter Kakoma shares his views and gives advice to those eager to enter the global scene.

Young African tech talent in the spotlight @ the TungaThon

Tunga’s first hackathon last month gave young African developers an opportunity to test and show their skills. In this blog, we put the spotlight on the three winning teams and their products. Read more about these ambitious junior devs and compete in one of the next editions!

It’s a wrap. The first Tunga hackathon: the TungaThon

On 16 July 2021, Tunga reached a new milestone in its short history. Audiences worldwide could tune in for the presentations and award ceremony of the first Tunga hackathon.

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IT Staff Augmentation 2021 report: a comprehensive overview

This report gives a comprehensive overview of what IT staff augmentation is, how it is best organized and what countries are attractive for IT augmentation services.

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African Software Developers: Best Countries for Sourcing in 2021

This research article describes in detail which countries are most suitable for sourcing African software developers and why.

Your career in Africa: how to crack the code to working remote [Tunga Dev Hour]

Building your career in Africa as a software developer for European or North American clients has some great benefits. But how do you get there? Check out this episode of Tunga Dev Hour.

Press release – Fresh, New and Open: The Tunga Hub

“The Tunga Hub is a place where we can house, inspire and help flourish our growing Tunga community.”

Why more companies hire IoT developers from Africa [Tunga Dev Hour]

In this Tunga Dev Hour we meet David Boxshall of POD Group. David explains why they are interested to hire IoT developers from Africa.

IT Staff Augmentation 2021 report: a comprehensive overview

This report gives a comprehensive overview of what IT staff augmentation is, how it is best organized and what countries are attractive for IT augmentation services.

Press release – Analysis: the TOP 20 most in demand software skills for 2021

To give aspiring developers an idea of what software languages to focus on in order to start a career, Tunga created the TOP 20 of most in demand software skills.

The Top 20 Most In Demand Software Skills for 2021

We’ve taken a dive into the numbers and have made an educated guess of what are the most in demand software skills for the upcoming year.

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Peter Kakoma on the 2021 job market for African developers

The African developer market is evolving quickly. In the latest episode of the Tunga Dev Hour, industry veteran Peter Kakoma shares his views and gives advice to those eager to enter the global scene.

Articles

Young African tech talent in the spotlight @ the TungaThon

Tunga’s first hackathon last month gave young African developers an opportunity to test and show their skills. In this blog, we put the spotlight on the three winning teams and their products. Read more about these ambitious junior devs and compete in one of the next editions!

Articles

It’s a wrap. The first Tunga hackathon: the TungaThon

On 16 July 2021, Tunga reached a new milestone in its short history. Audiences worldwide could tune in for the presentations and award ceremony of the first Tunga hackathon.

Articles

Your career in Africa: how to crack the code to working remote [Tunga Dev Hour]

Building your career in Africa as a software developer for European or North American clients has some great benefits. But how do you get there? Check out this episode of Tunga Dev Hour.

Articles

Why more companies hire IoT developers from Africa [Tunga Dev Hour]

In this Tunga Dev Hour we meet David Boxshall of POD Group. David explains why they are interested to hire IoT developers from Africa.

Articles

IT Staff Augmentation 2021 report: a comprehensive overview

This report gives a comprehensive overview of what IT staff augmentation is, how it is best organized and what countries are attractive for IT augmentation services.

Articles

The Top 20 Most In Demand Software Skills for 2021

We’ve taken a dive into the numbers and have made an educated guess of what are the most in demand software skills for the upcoming year.

Articles

African Software Developers: Best Countries for Sourcing in 2021

This research article describes in detail which countries are most suitable for sourcing African software developers and why.

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Remote team mania: how I became a fan of remote work

Remote teams, scrum and IT staffing: Tunga COO Reinier shares some – perhaps unexpected – insights.

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African Tech Roundup: 6 quotes on sourcing developers in Africa

Tunga CEO Ernesto Spruyt was on the African Tech Roundup podcast to talk about how Tunga is helping to unlock Africa’s tech talent potential. Here are six of the most outstanding quotes.

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Tunga joins the new Design Hub in Kampala, Uganda

Tunga joins Design Hub Kampala (Uganda) that will open officially on March 1st 2017. DHK has the potential to become the beating heart of offline and online innovation in East-Africa.

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How Gaspedaal Used African Software Developers To Build Their New App

Struggling to find good software developers in their home market, leading Dutch car search engine Gaspedaal turned to African developers to build their new iOS and Android apps.