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Code for Africa

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


  1. HealthTools is a suite of data-driven web and SMS-based tools that help citizens check everything from medicine prices and hospital services, to whether their doctor is a quack or not. The toolkit …

    JavaScript 25 15

  2. 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 166 71

  3. 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 19 5

  4. 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

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

    JavaScript 6 2

  6. africanCOMMONS is a platform to showcase re-useable tools built across Africa and the people & organisations building them. Accessible at

    JavaScript 11 8