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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..

News 3 May 2017

TICTeC: The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference 2017

Since 2014, Africa’s Voices and Well Told Story (WTS) have worked together to develop a set of social change metrics..

News 28 April 2017

Design tips for interactive radio projects

Learning is core to Africa’s Voices development and innovation. Recently with our partner, Oxfam Kenya, we reflected back on the challenges and..

News 27 February 2017

Development is Going Digital

The World Bank states that we’re “in the midst of the greatest information and communications revolution in human history”. Harnessing..

News 14 February 2017

Founders Pledge Dinner, ‘Human Rights: Empowering Local Voices with Tech & Data’

Our Director, Dr. Sharath Srinivasan, set the scene at the Founders Pledge meeting on Human Rights. This organisation encourages founders of tech start-ups to pledge support to..