The Tunga Blog

On our blog we document our journey to unleash Africa’s tech talent. Here you can find insights in the global staff augmentation market. Info about Africa as a source of offshore software development. Data on software developers salaries. Updates about our free software development courses and coding tests. And background posts about Tunga and the people behind it.

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23 Resources to Closely Follow the African Tech Sector in 2018

This blog aims to give an overview of resources that give insight into the African tech sector.

“Our developers don’t want aid, they want to be productive”

BNR Radio invited Tunga CEO Ernesto Spruyt to discuss what role European companies can play in addressing youth unemployment in Africa.

The Top 17 Most In-Demand Software Skills for 2018

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

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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.

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23 Resources to Closely Follow the African Tech Sector in 2018

This blog aims to give an overview of resources that give insight into the African tech sector.

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.

Tech for good: will Impact Sourcing be the new Fair Trade?

It seems that technology can enable positive social impacts that far outreach the possibilities of the traditional Fair Trade system.

Looking for Python developers? Here’s an unexpected pool you might not know about yet

It turned out that not only is there a robust community of skilled software developers in East Africa, but also that a disproportionate part of them is skilled in Python and Django.

6 quotes about Africa as an untapped source of software developers

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.

Remote work: everyone is talking about it, but is it really happening?

People aren’t just searching more of remote work, they actually prefer it. We would take a bet that 8 out of 10 folks will choose to work from home or wherever else they want.

Tunga joins the new Design Hub in Kampala

DHK will open officially on March 1st 2017 and will become a major hub for design-related companies. Its goal is to create economic value with the many creative skills available in East-Africa.

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