Twitter coming to Nairobi on April 28 as part of #HelloWorld tour


Twitter announced on Wednesday last week that it was expanding its #HelloWorld developer tour to include Nairobi, Sydney and Berlin. The tour is aimed at engaging app developers.

The visit by Twitter in Kenya will be at the Nairobi Developer Week which will be held between April 25th and May 1st 2016. Other than the Twitter session, the developer week will also feature developer workshops, a hackathon, an investment panel, agile development training among others.

Among the speakers at the week long event include:

  • Tosh Juma, Creative Lead, Dalberg DIG
  • Andreas Fruhen Deputy CTO, M-KOPA Solar
  • Samuel Gikandi, CEO, Africa’s Talking
  • Frank Tamre, CoFounder, Moringa School

The Twitter team that will be at the event include:

  • Bear Douglas – Lead Developer Advocate at Twitter
  • Juliana Chahoud – Developer Advocate at Twitter
  • Bindiya Shah – Head, Twitter Africa

To attend the event, you will need to register. Applications will go live on March 7th here.

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