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The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge invites technologists from across Africa to submit an application to present their solution against disinformation and propaganda to an audience of government, civil society, and private sector stakeholders. Up to eight organizations will be chosen to demo their technology.

Up to three organizations will be selected as winners of the Challenge and will receive funding totalling $250,000 USD.

Click here to email U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge for details on eligibility and application instructions. 

Full description

The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge is sponsored by the U.S. State Department’s Global Engagement Center, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Nairobi, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development, Twitter, Park Advisors, and Informa.

The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge aims to advance the development of promising and innovative technologies against disinformation and propaganda across Africa. As such, only submissions from companies domiciled and headquartered in Africa will be considered.

Closing date

Website

https://disinfocloud.com/africa-tech-challenge