I hope you've had an amazing Wednesday.
- If you're an Apple fanboy or girl, you probably spent your Tuesday evening watching the Apple Event and spazzing about the new iPad Pro, iWatch 5, iPhone 11, uber fast processors, and the new (three-eyed raven) cameras. If you missed it, you can catch up here.
- Django 3.0 alpha 1 has been released. The framework's new features include python compatibility, third party support for older versions of Django, MariaDB support, filter expressions, and more. Read the release notes and documentation here.
- TechCabal Townhall is back, and this month, the tech community event will be focusing on Mobility: How tech is changing transport, logistics, and infrastructure in Africa. The townhall is slated to take place on Friday, the 27th of September, 2019.
Speakers who will be at the event include Omobola Johnson (fmr Minister of Communications & Snr Partner, TLCCom capital), Ridwan Olalere (Director of Operations, OPay), Kola Tubosun (Linguist, Google), Chinedu Azodo (Co-founder, MAX), Obi Ozor (CEO, Kobo 360), and more. Founders, entrepreneurs, regulators, and all stakeholders in the tech and transport industry, venture capitalists, and all change-makers are welcome. If you'd like to attend TC Townhall, find out more and get your ticket here.
- On the 5th of October 2019, VanHack will be hosting tech talents at a meetup in Lagos. The meetup is aimed at equipping software developers, designers, data scientists, and all people in tech looking to work with Canadian and European tech companies, with the necessary information and tips for acing at international technical interviews. If you'd like first-hand tips to help you successfully ship your talent to the North Americas and Europe, save your seat here.
- The Python Community in Nigeria will be hosting their annual conference, PyCon2019NG: Building, Scaling, and Enabling Innovation, from the 25th to 28th of September, 2019 in Abuja. The conference will feature tech talks, tutorials, panels, and workshops. If you're a Pythonista, get your ticket here.
- Hamza Fetuga has built Quoted Replies, a tool that lets you see the quoted replies to a tweet. Simply mention '@Quotedreplies' beneath any tweet, and it'll pull up quotes to the tweet. You can also download the Quoted Replies mobile app here.
- If you work with media asset management, APIs, and SDKs, it might do you a world of good to join in on the Cloudinary bimonthly webinar.
Whether you are an experienced Cloudinary user that wants to get a refresher, or are brand new to the Cloudinary service, this highly interactive webinar dives into developer-focused APIs and SDKs, showing you how to properly upload, manage and transform your digital content on the Cloudinary platform. Find more details and select your preferred webinar date here.
Jobs & Opportunities
- PreDiagn, a health-tech startup, is looking to hire a Full-stack web developer. If you'd like to build products for innovation in the health sector, find more information about the opening here.
- AMA Creative is looking to hire a mid-level Android & iOS developer. If this interests you, you can apply here.
- eHealth Africa is looking to hire a Senior Software Developer with Geospatial experience. Find out the requirements here and apply.
- eHealth Africa is hiring to fill Software Developer roles; Frontend, Backend, and Android Development. Find the requirements here and apply.
- BuyPower is looking to hire a Data Analyst. If you love crunching numbers in high-growth environments, check out the requirements and apply.
- Paystack is looking to hire a Technical Product Specialist. Find out the requirements here and apply.
- Cowrywise is looking to hire a Backend Developer. Check out the requirements here.
- VanHack has listed new openings and opportunities in tech companies in Canada and other parts of the world. Check out the openings for AWS DevOps Engineer, Product Manager, Backend Python Engineer, Senior Android Developer, and more. If you're new to Vanhack, register and create your profile here to begin, and if you're an existing VanHack talent, apply here.
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