Resources, ideas, and guidelines around the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa

Thousands of individuals and hundreds of grassroots and international organisations, CBOs, NPOs, governmental and industrial are working hard to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on the African continent. We are not trying to replicate other organisations’ efforts, instead:

Let us collaborate and streamline processes, interconnect platforms (GoogleDocs & Spreadsheets, Wikis, Twitter streams, collectives, …) our attempt is to make this collection as interoperable and synergetic with other Africa-specific initiatives around the coronavirus as possible.

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

(Originally shared at Medium / Code For Africa · 5 min read) Does one size fit all? How should Africa, with its fragile healthcare systems, crowded settlements and large informal economies tailo…

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

African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape
African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the Landscape

Authors & Contributors in alphabetical orderBezuidenhout, Louise, Havemann, Jo, Kitchen, Stephanie, De Mutiis, Anna, & Owango, Joy. (2020). African Digital Research Repositories: Mapping the…

TCC Africa offering online trainings
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  …

Q&A around COVID-19 in regional African languages
Q&A around COVID-19 in regional African languages

Dissemination of information about best practices and behavioral suggestions to reduce the spread of the coronavirus is provided mostly in English. About 2000 local languages are spoken in Africa and …

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