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Meet Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet the creator of culturally relevant West African emojis
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Africans rising Meet Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet the creator of culturally relevant West African emojis

Over the past two years, Ivorian student O’Plerou Grebet has designed over 350 emojis that celebrate African culture, history and contemporary life. He incorporated all his emojis from his project into an app called ‘Zouzoukwa’, so that Africans can use emojis ‘that correspond to their realities’.

Andela lays off 400 developers in Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya
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Politics and Society Andela lays off 400 developers in Uganda, Nigeria, and Kenya

Andela, the most elite engineering organisation in Africa, working with more than 200 of the world’s most respected technology companies laid off 400 of its developers. The tech firm said it is providing support programs for those affected by this shift, which includes access to learning programs and job placement services.