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The Data Continent: Code for Africa and data-driven journalism

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We are looking forward to welcoming you all to our next remote Open Knowledge Lab Berlin!

As before, we will use the BBB instance of our friends in Ulm: https://bbb.ulm.dev/b/ok-lab-berlin.

Time time, CfA’s deputy CEO, Chris Roper, discusses how the organisation drives data-driven projects in over 19 African countries. The over 100 projects include: sensors.africa (measuring air and water quality using low-cost sensors); WanaData (CfA’s 140+ strong, women-only data scientist and data journalism pan-African network); the African Drone network; digital forensic labs in East and Southern Africa dedicated to fighting misinformation and hate speech;, and the CfA PesaCheck fact-checking organisation, among others.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us beforehand. Just send us an e-mail to berlin@codefor.de and we will get back to you shortly!

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Nov. 9, 2020, 7 p.m. - Nov. 9, 2020, 9 p.m.
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    Nov. 23, 2020, 7:05 p.m.

    Sorry about the delay. You can now find the slides from the presentation here: https://codeforberlin.github.io/files/CfAFRICA%20%7C%20Presentation%20%7C%20for%20Code%20for%20Berlin.pdf

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