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News & Blog

News 31 August 2017

Spotlight Session on Research in Emergencies with DFID & The British Council

With a regional community of practitioners, including academics and experts, Dr. Sharath Srinivasan discussed innovative solutions to filling the evidence..

Blog 25 August 2017

Introducing CODA: A tool for data analysis

To draw meaningful insights from thousands of text messages in low-resource languages is difficult. To tackle this challenge, we’ve collaborated..

News 15 August 2017

DEVtalk at the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID)

Last week, we were invited to DFID to lead a ‘DEVtalk’ — a seminar for their global team on initiatives..

Blog 26 July 2017

Africa’s Voices Academy 2017

We invite you to join us for Africa’s Voices inaugural Academy. Our senior researchers will deliver practical and engaging training..

News 21 July 2017

Data Science Africa 2017: Machine learning for targeted communication in emergencies

Africa’s Voices researcher, Rita Zagoni, recently attended ‘Data Science Africa 2017’ in Arusha, Tanzania. The conference aims to encourage African..

News 18 July 2017

ESRA conference: Applications of Big Data to Social Sciences

On 17th July, Africa’s Voices’ Dr. Claudia Abreu Lopes, led a workshop on the Applications of Big Data to Social..

News 10 July 2017

Webinar: Farm, Community, and Participatory Radio

In June, the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) hosted a webinar on ‘Farm Radio, Community Radio and Participatory Radio’..

Blog 12 June 2017

What drives the gender digital divide?

For many of us reading this, the digital realm seamlessly integrates with most aspects of our lives: we rely upon..

Blog 7 June 2017

In the shadow of digital culture: Reflections on the ICT4D conference 2017

The ICT4D Conference is one of the biggest annual events that brings together a motley crew of public, private, and..

News 12 May 2017

Winner of Shuttlesworth Foundation Flash Grant

We’re thrilled to announce we have won a Shuttleworth Foundation Flash Grant! These grants are awarded by nomination only, from Shuttleworth..