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Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Apply Now: $6,000 in Fellowships for African Women Data Journalists

Published on: Nov 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The Global Media Monitoring Project is the largest and longest longitudinal study on the gender gap in the world’s media. Every five years since 1995, GMMP research...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification,...
How to Improve Human Resource Information Systems for Health

How to Improve Human Resource Information Systems for Health

Published on: Oct 13 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Improve Human Resource Information Systems for Health
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the WHO’s Year of the Health and Care Worker, the importance of the health workforce has never been more apparent. However, many...
12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity

12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity

Published on: Oct 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 12 Ways to Manage Digital Risks to Refugee Community Connectivity
Connectivity initiatives, which entail the provision of internet and mobile access, can positively impact the lives of crisis-affected people, especially refugees,...
Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Apply Now: 600,000€ for African Health and Well-Being Innovations

Published on: Oct 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Healthcare systems face multiple challenges across the African continent. Staffing, equipment, infrastructure, data, and services need new innovations in design,...
How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

How African Governments and Citizens Spar Over Digital Civic Spaces

Published on: Sep 30 2021 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Civic space remains open in only two of Africa’s 54 countries. The reduction in safe public spaces in which democratic debate can take place represents a breach...
Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries

Published on: Jul 07 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Closing the Mobile Phone Disability Gap in Developing Countries
The GSMA Assistive Tech programme learned through previous research that mobile phones have the potential to be a life changing technology for persons with disabilities....
Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Published on: Jun 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 26 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $4 Billion in new funding for programs to improve health, education, agriculture, and civil society in 20 countries...
Apply Now: $300,000 for USAID Digital Agriculture Ecosystem Assessments

Apply Now: $300,000 for USAID Digital Agriculture Ecosystem Assessments

Published on: May 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 13 Comments
Digital agriculture solutions for weather-based insurance, pest diagnostic, agronomic advice, and crop monitoring can revolutionize yields and income for smallholder...
The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women

Published on: Apr 06 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Afrofeminist Power Dynamics of Data Governance for African Women
Data is a powerful resource to address the myriad of challenges that women face across the African continent. What is counted often becomes the basis for the development...