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Hacks/Hackers Africa
Journalism x Technology. The umbrella group for African chapters of Hacks/Hackers, where civic tech pioneers play with ways to rewire the media.
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Journalism x Technology. The umbrella group for African chapters of Hacks/Hackers, where civic tech pioneers play with ways to rewire the media.

Editors
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Code For Africa
Africa's largest network of #CivicTech and #OpenData labs. Projects include #impactAFRICA, #openAFRICA, #PesaCheck, #GotToVote, #sourceAFRICA + #connectedAFRICA
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David Lemayian
ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow, Chief Technologist at Code for Africa. Tech support for heroes.
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Justin Arenstein
Journalist working with #CivicTech and #OpenData. ICFJ Fellow. Director at Code for Africa + African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR).
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Chris Roper
Knight Fellow at International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), and Code4Africa in SA, Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania.
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Adam Oxford
Johannesburg-based journalist covering African tech. Code for Africa StoryLab Fellow, Agent for The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law.
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Annel Malan
COO of Code for Africa
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Yazmin Jumaali
Learning Photographer | Feminist Rocking the Fro | Lover of Nature | Project Manager @Code4africa
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Eric Mugendi
Managing Editor at PesaCheck.org
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Stellar Murumba
PesaCheck Project Manager
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Brenda Nyokabi
Bibliophile | Front-end Developer | Avid learner and reader | Working progress…
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Ashlin Simpson
Programme Manager for Code for Africa’s investment programmes - innovateAFRICA and impactAFRICA
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Amanda Strydom
Programme Manager at Code for Africa. Managing Editor for the African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting.
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amanda strydom
Managing Editor at ANCIR and afriLEAKS / Programme Manager at Code for Africa • @AfricanCIR@afriLEAKS Book reader, tea drinker, wishful thinker.
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Hack/Hackers Africa
Journalism x Technology. The umbrella group for African chapters of Hacks/Hackers, where civic tech pioneers play with ways to rewire the media.
Writers
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Justin Arenstein
Journalist working with #CivicTech and #OpenData. ICFJ Fellow. Director at Code for Africa + African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR).
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David Lemayian
ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow, Chief Technologist at Code for Africa. Tech support for heroes.
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Catherine Gicheru
ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow with Code For Kenya.
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Nanjira
(Tech x Public Policy)^ (Culture, Governance, Media, Gender). Thinking out loud, here and elsewhere.
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Solomon Mekonnen
Open Data Advocator & Lecturer
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Adam Oxford
Johannesburg-based journalist covering African tech. Code for Africa StoryLab Fellow, Agent for The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law.
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Moses Sitati
Synergist for impact innovations in technology. Lead at @humdata HDX Data Lab, Nairobi. Tweets at @mistersitati
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Prestone Adie
Quaint inquirer | if you can’t explain it simply, look at your data | prestone@quants.co.ke
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#defyhatenow
Mobilising Civic Action Against Hate Speech and Directed Social Media Incitement to Violence in South Sudan.
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Johnny Miller
Photographer. Storyteller. Drone Journalist. Creator of africanDRONE and Unequal Scenes. http://unequalscenes.com http://www.africandrone.org
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Serah Njambi Rono
Developer Advocate. Evolving dataset.
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Journalism Grants
We support innovative storytelling on international development issues. Grants up to €20k available. www.journalismgrants.org
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Kwasi Gachie
Spiritual | Music | Traveler of the road less travelled | Cinephile | Bookworm | Food enthusiast | Minimalist | Motorcyclist | Programme Officer @code4africa
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Mwegelo Kapinga
Development. Policy. Researcher. Writer. PesaCheck fellow.
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Engr Nkechi Okwuone
Country Lead- Code for Nigeria | Past: @microsoftNG, @opendataedo @edoagrihub | 2015 Fellow @schoolofdata | member - @ODIHQ ODLN| 2016 Fellow @washfellowship|
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Eric Mugendi
Managing Editor at PesaCheck.org
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Blaise Aboh
Founder, Lead Data Design and Analytics at Orodata Science (Orodataviz.com) | Code for Africa Innovation Fellow | Code for Nigeria Storylab Academy Lead |
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Charlie Martial Ngounou
Founder, AfroLeadership - Open Government Data, Transparency, Accountability, Public Finance, Governance, Participatory Budgeting and Technology 4 Development.
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Belinda Japhet
Belinda Japhet is a communications consultant, writer and internationally published poet
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Fadwa KAMAL
StoryLab Academy Lead in Morocco
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Andie Okon
Believer | Achiever | Dreamer | Code for Africa
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Avril Pratt
Program Coordinator, Code for Sierra Leone
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Natalie Mgonja
Engagement Strategist & Media Fellow
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Eromosele John Aitokhuehi
Open Data Enthusiast| Pure and Industrial Chemist
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ANCIR
The African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting (ANCIR) is a coalition of the continent’s best muckraking newsrooms and centers.
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Eunice Magwambo
A Data visual artist, a creative of art and music with an eye for Digital Content Production.
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Eunice Magwambo
A Data Visual artist and graphic designer @Codeforkenya, with an eye for Digital Content production.
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TheCreativeAbikus
Love Books, Love Movies, Love Music, Love Life!