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For every 1 female developer in Africa, there is a minimum of 10 Male

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I am sure you have heard about “increased women participation in STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) multiple times and wonder what fact is available to support this idea. The phrase is almost universal in most African countries with government and policymakers using it as a catchphrase and you wonder “How bad is it to warrant so much attention?”

The goal of this article is to layout the fact about women participation in software development and let the reader conclude if “Increased women participation in STEM” is indeed a necessary policy direction for African countries.

For this article, I will…


Have you ever needed a data on Wikipedia table or other websites so badly that you wish there’s a way to copy the data and keep it updated every time? Also, you know the data may change and the only way to keep your report and analysis updated is to connect to the data automatically.

I bet you’ve been in that position just like me. What I am going to show you is a simple life-saving step that I use. This technique works for most tables you’ll see on different websites e.g Wikipedia, Worldometers, Worldpopulationreview among others

Okay, let’s get…

Ramon Bello

Business Intelligence & Data Scientist

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