Coronavirus layoffs hit African tech sector
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Andela, a tech staffing platform focused on training and connecting African developers with U.S. companies, today confirmed to TechCrunch that it has laid off more than 11% of its staff, or 135 employees. Among its investors are Google Ventures and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Why it matters: Tech has been among the world's most resistant sectors to coronavirus-related troubles, with the Nasdaq nearly flat for the year, but it still isn't immune.