Announcing: Code Jam Africa & Arabia!


Picture 8Do you love solving complex problems? Do you code in your sleep? Are you a student at an African or Arabic university? Are you interested in internships at Google?

If so, Code Jam Africa & Arabia is for you!

Code Jam AA is a new coding competition for African and Arabic computer science students. It’s your chance to try your skills against fellow coders and algorithmic whizzes! Google engineers have been hard at work developing a set of brainteasers designed to challenge your CS know-how. Think you can beat them? You might win a t-shirt or special prize pack. Interested in Google internships? Register now and let us know! Outstanding performance in Code Jam AA 2011 may be considered if you apply for an internship at our European Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

Register now at: http://code.google.com/codejam/africa/

Important dates
Qualification Round: Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:00 UTC (noon GMT)
Online Final Round: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 17:00 UTC (5:00 PM GMT)

If you want to spread the word at your local university, feel free to print and distribute the attached leaflets.

Need even more coding? Ready to take on the world? Stay tuned for Google’s global Code Jam 2011!

Kenneth Omeruo
Omeruo Ndukaku Kenneth is an Innovation Management expert,the CEO of Emerging Media,a new media company.He is a member of ISPIM - International Society for Professional Innovation Management and the US-Africa chamber of Commerce.He is the Founder of TechTrends Nigeria Blog,Nigeria Innovation Summit and the African Innovation Academy.Kenneth is a highly sought-after Internet Marketing Consultant who has through his seminars, articles, training and consulting, helped many organizations, Individuals, Businesses maximize the Internet for business purposes.Kenneth has also being featured as a guest on the TV show TODAY ON STV Nigeria and on Bloomberg Africa TV.He is the author of the best –selling Internet Book: How To Create Unlimited Internet Wealth. He is a syndicated columnist with the following Newspapers in Nigeria: Daily Independent, Financial Standard, PUNCH, BusinessDay, and Sun.Kenneth organises the EduNet Conference for Universities in Nigeria. Kenneth is a member of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria( ISPON ) Roundtable For Capacity Development in Nigeria,member pre-selection committee for Nigeria at the UN World Summit Awards,a Panelist for Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria(YouWIN)-a Federal government initiative created by the ministry of finance,supported by ministries of Communications Technology,Youth Development,Worldbank and DFID. A 2013 Judge at the Google Cloud Developers Challenge for Sub Saharan Africa.He has been a contributing editor of Nigeria Communications Week,Africa Telecom and IT Business Magazine,ICT Today magazine,M2 magazine.Kenneth has been invited to the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Forum, Oracle Open World Conference USA, Oracle Cloud World Dubai, and GITEX Dubai. He now lives in New York with his family and presently working on an Open Innovation project for Nigeria. You can contact Kenneth through email: (kenneth (at)techtrendsng.com) Facebook:www.facebook.com/Kenneth.omeruo On Twitter:www.twitter.com/kennethomeruo Skpe:Kenneth.Omeruo

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