The DATA4CHAN.GE 2019 (Five-Day Workshop In Nairobi)

DATA4CHAN.GE brings talented people from the visual storytelling community together with civil society organizations that have fascinating original datasets and powerful stories to tell. DATA4CHANGE 2019, Nairobi A DATA4CHANGE flagship event is a five-day residential workshop with full immersion into the inner workings of a data visualisation studio. CSOs and NGOs working on some of

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The MTN Open API Challenge 2019

Applications to the long-awaited MTN Open API Challenge are now open to interested applicants living in Uganda. MTN Uganda recently became the first telecom company in Uganda and in the MTN Group to grant access to third-party access to its Mobile Money Access Programming Interface (API). An Open API platform enables developers and programmers to

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The National ICT Initiatives Support Programme 2019

The Government of Uganda recently designed the National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) to facilitate the creation of an ICT Innovation ecosystem and marketplace for Ugandan innovative digital products. National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) The National ICT Initiatives Support Programme (NIISP) will tackle bottlenecks to creating a digital ecosystem by promoting the development and

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The Third Data Club Uganda, A Networking Workshop on Data

Data Club Uganda is a networking workshop organized by Pollicy to bring together data enthusiasts from government, civil society, academia and the private sector to chat, discover and network on all things data. Pollicy is a technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved civic engagement and participation. They believe

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The Machine Learning Bootcamp: Introduction to Data Science

Machine learning is a method of data analysis that automates analytical model building. It is a branch of artificial intelligence based on the idea that systems can learn from data, identify patterns and make decisions with minimal human intervention. Machine Learning Bootcamp: An Introduction to Data Science Africa’s Talking and Pollicy are hosting an intensive two-day hands-on training

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The WaziHub IoT and Big Data Bootcamp Uganda

The WaziHub is an innovation project for Africa aiming at creating an OpenHUB of Internet of Things(IoT) and Big data. Where IoT technology can then be adapted to match local service needs. Currently, different stakeholders are getting involved in active IoT projects on the ground in Africa. These stakeholders include industry members, universities, NGO, and

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The GrowthAfrica Scaleup Accelerator 2019

Applications are now open for the GrowthAfrica Business Scaleup Accelerator Programme 2019 in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Zambia. GrowthAfrica will for each country select 15 ambitious, committed entrepreneurs with high potential to grow and create a significant impact with a focus on high impact employment and income generating opportunities. GrowthAfrica Scaleup Accelerator The GrowthAfrica Acceleration

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