Malian in Diaspora of the Year 2018

On January 26, Youssouf Simbo Diakite, founder and CEO at African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe (ADYFE) was awarded the Mali Entrepreneurship and Engagement Award in the category Malian in […]

GIG @ re:publica Accra 2018

re:publica Accra, the very first re:publica conference held in Africa, took place on 14-15th December 2018 at the Trade Centre in Accra, Ghana and was attended by over 2000 people […]

CryptoParty in Brazil

CriptoAxé, a CryptoParty event aimed to strengthen the security community of Bahia State in Brazil. It was an effort to unite diverse people, collectives and organizations already involved in the […]

GIG @re:publica Accra

Under the motto “next level” re:publica is going to Accra and so is GIG! The two-day festival will gather the digital society in Accra, Ghana.  As in Berlin you can expect mind […]

Human Networks Festival

Last week the Human Networks Convergence took place in Barcelona, Spain.  The Human Networks Convergence was a three day gathering of 30 network connectors representing 16 different international networks experimenting […]

Tell us what you think: Humanitarian Maker Principles

Please give is your feedback on the draft principles to guide Humanitarian Makers in their work:…/HM-Principles-Action-Requested Over the past several months, Humanitarian Makers have been developing 8 principles to guide humanitarian making. […]

#SenStartupAct and the Dakar Policy Hackathon

The Dakar Policy Hackathon brought together more than sixty key players in the entrepreneurial ecosystem at Impact Dakar with the goal of developing a Start-Up Act. All stakeholders in the […]

Building the Africa Open Science Hardware community

Our GIG colleagues Vicy, Jaiksana, Stephen and Jo made their way to Kumasi, Ghana to attend the very first Open Science Hardware summit in Africa: AfircaOSH. The event is being hosted at Kumasi […]

Co-creating urban water information systems

Digitologias Belo Jardim

Digitologias Belo Jardim A 3-months conference (Oct 27 – Dec 19, 2017) in Belo Jardim, Northeast Brazil had the aim to collect and manage water and sanitation data on the city of Belo Jardim […]