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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
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David Lemayian
Working at the intersection of journalism and technology. Leading tech at Code for Africa, ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow.
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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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Lillian Nduati
Occasional Futurist, Connector of people, ideas and movements, Old soul. Thinkerer.
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Florence Sipalla
Communication consultant with a keen interest in African film, literature and media. #Scicomm trainer.
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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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Omar A. Mohammed
@ICFJKnight International Journalism Fellow | Formerly for @qz & @qzafrica | 2014/15 Hubert Humphrey Fulbright Fellow @Cronkite_ASU | @BBC_HabanaHaba alum.
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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.
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
Working at the intersection of journalism and technology. Leading tech at Code for Africa, ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow.
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Catherine Gicheru
ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow with Code For Kenya.
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Nanjira
Perched at the intersection of tech with governance, culture and media. Slaying dragons of patriarchy. And Digital Equality Advocacy Manager @webfoundation.
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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 Unequal Scenes and Code For Africa News Fellow. http://unequalscenes.com http://www.millefoto.com
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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 consultant. Researcher and 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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Muthoni Wanyoike
Pluviophile | Building a community of Data Scientists and Machine Learning experts at Nairobi WiMLDs |
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Eric Mugendi
Managing Editor at PesaCheck.org
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Blaise Aboh
Founding Partner, Lead Data Design and Analytics at Orodata Science (Orodataviz.com)
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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
This report was written by PesaCheck Fellow Belinda Japhet who is a communications consultant and writer.
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Soila Kenya
Data Journalism Apprentice @codeforafrica + USG Communications & Head of Press @SAIMUN_17 + Editor-at-Large @InvoNewspapaper + Contributor @InspireAfrika
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Fadwa KAMAL
StoryLab Academy Lead in Morocco
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Andie Okon
Code for Africa | Achiever | Dreamer