Google to hire engineers, product managers in Africa

Google will be investing in a product development center in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, as part of expanding its focus in Africa.
Google South KoreaGoogle is hiring engineers, product managers, user experience designers and researchers to staff the new centre, said Suzanne Frey, vice president for products, and Nitin Gajria, head of Google Africa, in a joint blog post on Tuesday.

The company is investing $1 billion in various projects on the continent over five years, Google CEO Sundar Pichai said last October, to help economies accelerate their digital transformation.

Google has already opened an artificial intelligence center in Accra, Ghana, focusing on innovations that can be applied to various challenges.

Microsoft has also been investing in technology development hubs in Kenya and Nigeria, investing $100 million and hiring hundreds of engineers in both countries.

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