On the left side of my Zoom screen, a bespectacled Mark Akampurira – a full-stack software developer of four years – sits against the backdrop of white walls. He first smiles brightly and then laughs. “Do you mean working for Tunga or in general,” the 26-year-old replies, sounding amused as he leans forward in his seat. “Both,” I reply, and again he laughs.
Indeed, the legends are true. Somewhere in this vast cosmos, “that someone” resides. All we know is that they are perfection in themselves in software development. Yes, they are everything you only wish to be as a software developer in your wildest dream.
After two years of separation, Tunga finally had the opportunity to reconnect with our Lagos network in real life. We also made a lot of new friends. Read more about our mission in the Nigerian tech scene.
Tunga in Nigeria. Booming Lagos tech scene seeks alliance with global companies
There are some things you think you know, but come to find out you didn’t really know until you’ve experienced them. One of these thing to me was the insane traffic in Lagos.
At Tunga we encounter examples of cultural relativism everyday. Here are three things that we have found to work over the years.
In this video, Ernesto & Bart travel to Lagos, Nigeria to spend quality time with the existing Tunga software developers community there, and to host a meetup for aspiring developers.
Tunga published a report about sourcing African talent. The countries that are most suitable for finding software developers are discussed.