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…

TCC Africa offering online trainings

Training Centre in Communication has started offering courses online. Ms. Joy Owango, the Executive Director commented that This was part of our strategy for 2019/2020, which, we  submitted to the Invest2Impact  Award and  won. Despite this we are  excited  about these developments and we look forward to supporting more researchers and academics  on  how we can improve their research Read more…

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