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Building a data ecosystem in developing countries: dLab’s experience in Tanzania

Stephen Chacha Tanzania Data Lab (dLab), Executive Director Data Ecosystem Building in Tanzania For the past five years dLab has collaborated with local, regional, and international partners in building and […]

Empowering Women to Join the Data Revolution

By Mahadia Tunga  Co-Founder and Director of Data Science As we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child today, with the theme “Digital generation. Our generation”, it is a […]

Mapathon Winners: Raising awareness of HIV Hotspots in Kinondoni District

Two mappers have won a dLab mapping competition that was organised in collaboration with Open Map Development Tanzania (OMDTZ) on Open Data Day. Alfeo Raymond Ngelime, a Web Developer at […]

Pitching for change at the dLab Accelerator Virtual Demo Day

It takes a lot to launch and sustain a startup. And in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, building a robust startup ecosystem in Tanzania by supporting individual companies, is of […]

Improving HIV/AIDS services through data: Meet the winners of dLab’s Data Visualization Hackathon

On Open Data Day (March 6), Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) organized a Data Visualization Hackathon to demonstrate the power of data in bringing insights to life and informing on issues […]

The power of data: dLab empowers women through Data4Her

“It feels like I have become a new person. A new world has been opened to me,” says Swaumu Kiriwe, 33 when talking about Tanzania Data Lab (dLab’s) program “Data4Her”. […]

How dLab is empowering girls to #CodeLikeAGirl

There is a misconception that “STEM is for boys”. From a young age, girls are encouraged to do arts subjects, or business studies because science is “too hard” for them. […]

dLab organizes Data Driven Social Media Campaign To Promote Awareness On HIV/AIDS

Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) is inviting MALE university students who love using SOCIAL MEDIA to interact with their followers to join Data Driven Social Media Campaigns which will equip them […]

dLab Tanzania CodeLikeAGirl program designed to build girls capacity on Coding

Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) in collaboration with Vodacom Tanzania PLC are excited to present the Codelikeagirl program which will be done for four days from 1st – 4th July 2019 […]

Rotunda Solutions hailed dLab’s efforts on empowering Tanzanians through local data use

Rotunda Solutions has commended dLab Tanzania efforts on ensuring Tanzanians are empowered through local data use for proper decision making and social development as a whole. Rotunda Solutions a company […]

dLab Organizes Data4Her event to mark the International Women’s Day 2019

Dar es Salaam, Monday 4th March, Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) has organized a tailor-made data training program dubbed ‘Data4Her’, which aims to increase the percentage of women who use data in their day to day routine to contribute to global agenda of 50/50 percent participation in all sphere of life. The training has organized in line with the celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day.

The Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) and the UDSM

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – The University of Dar es Salaam, College of Information and Communication Technology (UDSM CoICT) and the Tanzania Data Lab (dLab) recently signed …

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