Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Africa-focused tech firm, Andela, sacks 400 employees

Andela, an Africa-focused company that builds talented software engineers, has announced the disengagement of about 400 junior engineers and workers in Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya.

The company, in a statement on Tuesday, said the move aligned with the plan to restructure its talent pool in line with global market demand.

Specifically, Andela said those affected by the restructuring are about “250 junior engineers and staff from its Nigeria and Uganda hubs, with another 170 potentially impacted in Kenya.”

The technology company said it had provided a holistic professional and financial support package for the affected employees.

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