Code for Africa Receives $4.7m to Fund Data Projects

Code for Africa has received a $4.7 million grant to fund projects using data, drones and sensors to promote health and development journalism across the continent.

 

In announcing the funding, founder Justin Arenstein said Code for Africa will use the money from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support newsrooms in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa, before expanding into Tanzania next year.

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