Multilingual chatbot for African citizens, researchers and policy-makers to provide quick answers around COVID-19

The German startup DialogShift and the pan-African cross-disciplinary preprint repository AfricArXiv develop a multilingual chatbot for African citizens, researchers and policy-makers to provide quick answers around COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic has overwhelmed the world with an incredible force. Most people find it difficult to keep an overview of the current Read more…

Africa’s Largest Open Data & Civic Technology Network Partners with Continental Digital Archive for Scientific Research to Mitigate COVID-19

UPDATE as of May 11, 2020: Amicable ending of the collaboration between CfA and AfricArXiv After careful consideration and discussion with the board, we as AfricArXiv have opted to amicably end our collaboration with Code for Africa. We opt to focus on other activities and hopefully look at new initiatives Read more…

Harnessing the Open Science infrastructure for an efficient African response to COVID-19 [preprint]

Cite as: Havemann, Jo, Bezuidenhout, Louise, Achampong, Joyce, Akligoh, Harry, Ayodele, Obasegun, Hussein, Shaukatali, … Wenzelmann, Victoria. (2020). Harnessing the Open Science infrastructure for an efficient African response to COVID-19 [preprint]. doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3733768 Authors Core team:  Jo Havemann, 0000-0002-6157-1494, Access 2 Perspectives & AfricArXiv, Germany Louise Bezuidenhout, 0000-0003-4328-3963, Oxford University, AfricArXiv Read more…

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