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


  1. 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 11 5

  2. PesaYetu Public

    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 2 4

  3. 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 173 70

  4. 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 20 7

  5. 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 7 7

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

    JavaScript 6 2


51 results for all repositories written in Python sorted by last updated
  • covid19-in-africa Public

    Daily Update on Covid-19 Cases Reported for Countries in Africa.

    Python 5 MIT 9 1 0 Updated Jun 25, 2022
  • actNOW Public

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

    Python 2 GPL-3.0 0 0 1 Updated Jun 24, 2022
  • api Public
    Python 0 MIT 0 0 1 Updated Jun 15, 2022
  • 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

    Python 7 GPL-3.0 0 0 1 Updated Jun 14, 2022
  • bluetail Public

    An alpha project combining beneficial ownership and contracting data

    Python 1 MIT 6 0 0 Updated Jun 8, 2022
  • wazimap-ng Public

    Backend for Wazimap-NG. See also

    Python 0 Apache-2.0 15 0 0 Updated May 27, 2022
  • TwoopsTracker Public

    A Twitter-based disinformation tracking tool built on a web-based dashboard that collects deleted tweet content from previously identified trolls and disinformation actors.

    Python 3 0 0 0 Updated Apr 25, 2022
  • gmmp Public

    The Global Media Monitoring Project (GMMP) is the largest and longest longitudinal study on the gender in the world’s media. It is also the largest advocacy initiative in the world on changing the representation of women in the media. This is the survey tool used by GMMP researchers in over 114 countries.

    Python 6 Apache-2.0 2 0 0 Updated Apr 25, 2022
  • sensors.AFRICA-api Public

    The sensors.AFRICA API receiving, storing, and processing data received from sensors across the continentent. Accessible at

    Python 12 7 0 3 Updated Jan 6, 2022
  • politwoops-tweet-collector Public

    Python workers that collect tweets from the twitter streaming api and track deletions

    Python 2 35 0 1 Updated Sep 28, 2021

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