Google Code Jam Africa & Arabia

Google is looking for you if you love solving complex problems, code in your sleep, are a student at an African or Arabic university is  interested in internships at Google. Through a blog post, the competition is going to give students coders a chance to experience the world with Google.
Google wrote below in the post;

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:

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 this leaflet.

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


Written by Robert

Respected Kenyan blogger, tech evangelist, and social justice activist. Robert is known for his hard-hitting articles and opinions disseminated through his Twitter handle @RobertAlai or Facebook page (

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