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Media Party Africa is hosted by the continent’s largest data journalism and civic technology federation, Code for Africa, in partnership with Hacks/Hackers Africa. Together, we’re gathering some of the world’s most exciting civic technologists, digital journalists and other social justice watchdogs from across the world for three days of workshops and talks.
We have speakers confirmed from Vox, ProPublica, ESPN, Buzzfeed Labs, Quartz, Huffington Post, Zeit Investigativ, Google, Jigsaw, First Draft News, the Gates Foundation, the Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships, and many more, talking everything from drone and sensor journalism, to how they’re pioneering 360˚and VR journalism, investigative technologies, geojournalism, verification, chat apps and the rise of the bots.

THIS SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW SPEAKERS SIGN ON: PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES.  

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Saturday, October 22 • 12:20pm - 12:25pm
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Omar Mohammed

Lead, Code for Tanzania
Omar Mohammed is an ICFJ Knight Fellow with Code for Africa in Tanzania. Prior to becoming a fellow he was East Africa reporter with Quartz covering politics, business, technology and sports. He tweets @shurufu


Saturday October 22, 2016 12:20pm - 12:25pm
Main Room

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