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Africa’s Largest Civic Technology + Open Data + Data Journalism Initiative

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  1. sensors.AFRICA sensors.AFRICA Public

    sensors.AFRICA is a citizen-science focused project by Code for Africa that seeks to address data gaps by providing low cost sensors, which people can use to measure and monitor the quality of the …

    JavaScript 19 7

  2. PesaYetu PesaYetu Public archive

    PesaYetu, an easy-to-use visualization tool that helps journalists quickly find, analyse and compare government budget data to help fact-check claims about resource allocations, public procurement …

    JavaScript 11 6

  3. GotToVote GotToVote Public

    GotToVote is a toolkit of simple web and SMS services that help citizens get to the ballot box informed and ready to vote. Kenya version accessible at

    JavaScript 209 69

  4. openAFRICA openAFRICA Public

    openAFRICA aims to be largest independent repository of open data on the African continent. This repo contains the primary deployment scripts and files. Accessible at

    Dockerfile 27 9

  5. sourceAFRICA sourceAFRICA Public

    Forked from documentcloud/documentcloud

    sourceAFRICA is the continent's largest repository of documentary evidence and other "actionable documents" from investigative journalists and civic watchdogs. Forked from, and bu…

    Ruby 11 9

  6. GenderGap.AFRICA GenderGap.AFRICA Public

    GenderGap.AFRICA is a tool designed to help users calculate the gender pay gap in any African country. Accessible at

    JavaScript 9 4


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  • upptime Public
    CodeForAfrica/upptime’s past year of commit activity
    Markdown 1 MIT 1 2 0 Updated Jul 17, 2024
  • backend Public Forked from mediacloud/backend

    Media Cloud is an open source, open data platform that allows researchers to answer quantitative questions about the content of online media.

    CodeForAfrica/backend’s past year of commit activity
    Python 0 AGPL-3.0 87 0 3 Updated Jul 17, 2024
  • ui Public
    CodeForAfrica/ui’s past year of commit activity
    JavaScript 1 MIT 1 30 10 Updated Jul 17, 2024
  • api Public
    CodeForAfrica/api’s past year of commit activity
    Python 4 MIT 0 4 5 Updated Jul 16, 2024
  • CodeForAfrica/sensors.AFRICA-AQ-sensors-hardware-GSM’s past year of commit activity
    0 GPL-3.0 1 0 0 Updated Jul 15, 2024
  • actNOW Public

    A public engagement toolkit that enables a media house or civil society organisation to easily set up channels for engagement.

    CodeForAfrica/actNOW’s past year of commit activity
    Python 4 GPL-3.0 0 1 3 Updated Jul 15, 2024
  • DebunkBot Public

    A bot that debunks claims shared on social media by sharing a fact check. Powered by Google Sheets and the rains in Africa. Accessible at

    CodeForAfrica/DebunkBot’s past year of commit activity
    Python 9 GPL-3.0 0 0 3 Updated Jul 6, 2024
  • story-indexer Public Forked from mediacloud/story-indexer

    The core pipeline used to ingest online news stories in the Media Cloud archive.

    CodeForAfrica/story-indexer’s past year of commit activity
    Python 1 Apache-2.0 4 0 0 Updated Jul 5, 2024
  • dokku-plugins Public

    Efficiently delete preview apps using standard naming. Ensure database (MongoDB) with same name exists on specified server URL. Streamline app and database management.

    CodeForAfrica/dokku-plugins’s past year of commit activity
    Python 0 0 0 1 Updated Jun 27, 2024
  • sensors.AFRICA-AQ-sensors-software Public template Forked from opendata-stuttgart/sensors-software

    sourcecode for reading sensor data

    CodeForAfrica/sensors.AFRICA-AQ-sensors-software’s past year of commit activity
    C++ 7 309 0 0 Updated Jun 27, 2024