Learning from Data: Mapping Regional Voting Patterns in the 2021 Zambia Presidential Elections

The Republic of Zambia held general elections on August 12, 2021. We got our hands on the results published by The Electoral Commission of Zambia and decided to map the presidential election results! With a total of 156 constituencies, scattered across the 10 provinces, visualising the results at constituency level provides interesting insights into what has happened since the last elections five years ago, in 2016. Continue reading “Learning from Data: Mapping Regional Voting Patterns in the 2021 Zambia Presidential Elections”

Our Work “Improved Discoverability of Digital Objects in Institutional Repositories Using Controlled Vocabularies” Accepted to JCDL 2021

Our submission to JCDL 2021, titled “Improved Discoverability of Digital Objects in Institutional Repositories Using Controlled Vocabularies” has been accepted and will be presented during the upcoming JCDL 2021 conference. The long paper category had a 29% acceptance rate and we are thrilled that our submission was part of the 22 long papers accepted. We are especially happy with the metareview as it speaks to how our colleagues view our work […] Continue reading “Our Work “Improved Discoverability of Digital Objects in Institutional Repositories Using Controlled Vocabularies” Accepted to JCDL 2021″

Deep Learning Indaba X – Zambia 2021 Invited Talk: Using Machine Learning for Solving Locally Relevant Problems

I gave an invited talk titled “Using Machine Learning for Solving Locally Relevant Problems” at the Deep Learning Indaba X – Zambia 2021 that was held virtually, due to the Global Pandemic The event was on May 25, 2021. The Deep Learning Indaba (DLI) is an organisation whose mission is to Strengthen Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Africa. Continue reading “Deep Learning Indaba X – Zambia 2021 Invited Talk: Using Machine Learning for Solving Locally Relevant Problems”

Conference Presentation at IST-Africa 2021: Effective Ingestion of Digital Objects in Institutional Repositories

I gave a talk at the IST-Africa 2021 conference that was hosted by the Government of South Africa through the Department of Science and Innovation and supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union Commission (AUC). The event was be held between May 10–14, 2021, and is the sixteenth (16th) in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research and Innovation Conferences. Continue reading “Conference Presentation at IST-Africa 2021: Effective Ingestion of Digital Objects in Institutional Repositories”