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Salomon Kabongo

TshilubaMSc Student @ African Masters Of Machine Intelligence (RW)

Espoir Murhabazi

LingalaSoftware Engineer (RW)

Wilhelmina Ndapewa Onyothi

Nama/Damaara LanguagesIndependant Researcher & Community Builder (NM)

Iroro Orife

Language: Urhobo & Yorùbá Researcher @ Niger-Volta LTI

Kathleen Siminyu

Chief InvestigatorKiswahili & LuoPolicy & AI Researcher @ AI4Dev (KE)

Olabiyi Samuel

YorubaResearcher @ Data Science Nigeria (NG)

Laura Martinus

Machine Translation ResearcherData Scientist @ Explore Data Science Academy (ZA)

Masabata Mokgesi-Selinga

SesothoLanguage Practitioner @ Parliament of the Republic of South Africa

Abdallah Bashir

Sudanese DialectMSc Computer Science @ Saarland University (SU)

Vukosi Marivate

Principal InvestigatorChair of Data Science @ University of Pretoria (ZA)

Julia Kreutzer

Machine Translation ExpertResearch Scientist @ Google Research

Jade Abbott

Masakhane Co-ordinatorML Engineer @ Retro Rabbit (ZA)

Elan van Biljon

AfrikaansMSc Student @ University of Stellenbosch (ZA)

Orevaoghene Ahia

Nigerian PidginResearch Engineer @ InstaDeep (NG)

Ari Ramkilowan

isiZulu and XhosaData Scientist @ Praekelt Consulting (ZA)

Lekan Wahab

YorubaML Engineer @ Zalando (NG)

Jamiil Toure ALI

Language: Dendi Intern @ Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (Benin)

Bonaventure Dossou

Languages: Fon and Goun Co-founder @ edAI

Chris Emezue

Language: Yoruba Co-founder @ edAI

Musie Meressa Berhe

Amharic & Tigrinya(ETH)


Kelechi Ogueji

Nigerian PidginResearch Engineer @ InstaDeep (NG)

Waziri Shebogholo

SwahiliData Scientist @ Parrot.AI (TZ)

Blessing Sibanda

ShonaTeaching Assistant @ Harare Institute of Technology (ZIM)

Daniel Whitenack

Kimbundu, Fulfulde, PularData Scientist @ SIL International

Frederick Apina

SwahiliML Engineer @ Data Scientist @ Parrot.AI (TZ)

Daouda Tandiang DJIBA

WolofUCAD (SN)

Alp Oktem

Tigrinya and KanuriNLP Researcher @ Translators without Borders

Thierno Ibrahima Diop

WolofResearch Engineer @ Baamtu (SN)

Bernardt Duvenhage

AfrikaansNLP and Machine Learning Lead @ Praekelt Consulting (ZA)

Ridha Moosa

South African LanguagesData Scientist @ Explore Data Science Academy (ZA)

Wole Akin

Languages: siXhosa, Yorùbá, Hausa and IgboPhD Student @ University of Johannesburg.

Jeanne Elizabeth Daniel

Sepedi and SetswanaMSc Student at Stellenbosch University (ZA)

Rob Fairon

South African LanguagesData Scientist @ Explore Data Science Academy (ZA)

Victor Mandela

KisiiMSc Student at University of Nairobi (KE)

Benjamin Rosman

Co-ordinatorAssociate Professor @ University of Witwatersrand (ZA)

Elias W. BA

Fula and WolofResearch Engineer @ Baamtu (SN)

Kevin Degila

Languages: Fon - Fɔngbe, Gun - GungbeData Scientist @ Konta.tech Casabablanca-Morocco

Vijal Patel

isiZuluMSc Student @ Wits University (ZA)

Mfundo Ntini

isiZulu and XhosaBack-end Developer @ Praekelt Consulting (ZA)

Paulin Melatagia

EwondoLecturer @ University of Yaounde (CM)

Ines Birimahire

Swahili and KinyarwandaGraduate Student @ AIMS Rwanda (RW)

Martin Rodrigue Atangana Ongolo

Eton, Ewondo, ManguissaMasters Student @ University of Yaoundé (CM)

Jason Webster

South African LanguagesData Scientist @ Explore Data Science Academy (ZA)

Elyes Manai

TunisianHead of Research @ Data Co-lab (TN)

Pelonomi Moiloa

SetswanaData Scientest @ Nedbank (ZA)

Rua Abuluka

Sudanese DialectMSc Student @ African Masters Of Machine Intelligence (SU)

Herman Kamper

AfrikaansNLP Researcher & Lecturer @ University of Stellenbosch (ZA)

Ghollah Kioko

Swahili, Kamba and KikuyuData Scientist @ Lori Systems

Seid Muhie Yimam

Amharic & other Ethiopian languagesPostdoc @ LT Group, University of Hamburg, Germany

Abdoulaye Diallo

Fula & WolofIndependant Researcher

Ismaël Koné

Languages: Malinké (Mali, Côte d'Ivoire) and baoulé (Côte d'Ivoire)PhD student @ Moulay Ismail University, Morocco

Jean Marie Cimula

Languages: Lingala

Richard Klein

Chief InvestigatorLecturer @ University of Witwatersrand (ZA)

Anga Tinzi

South African LanguagesData Scientist @ Explore Data Science Academy (ZA)

Zainab Malik

Language: Sudanese R & D engineer at SEDC

Polle Ronny Tuurime

DagaareUniversity for Development Studies School of Medicine and Health Sciences (GH)

Makhamisa Senekane (PhD)

SesothoLecturer @ National University of Lesotho (LES)

Amadou DIABAGATE

Language: Dioula (Madinka) Assistant Professor @ University Felix Houphouet Boigny (Ivory Coast)

Samuel Olanrewaju

Language: Yoruba, Yagba and BasaGrad Student @ University of Ibadan (NG)

Obinna Onuoha

Igbo & EfikIndependant Researcher (NG)

Githinji Sheila

KikuyuStudent @ JKUAT (KE)

Clement Oyeleke

Language: Yoruba Lecturer @ University of Ibadan

Allahsera Auguste Tapo

Languages: Bambara MSc Student @ Rochester Institute of Technology

Gideon Onyewuenyi

Language: Yoruba Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Lead at AI Saturdays @ Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Sackey Freshia

Language: Kiswahili and Kikuyu Electronic engineering student @ JKUAT (KE)

Adewale Akinfaderin

Language: Hausa and YorùbáResearcher @ Data Duality Labs

Olfa Koubaa

Language: Tunisian Research Fellow @ Data Co-lab (TN)

Akintola Moronfoluwa

Language: Yoruba Software Developer

Allen Akinkunle

Language: Yoruba ML Researcher @ EY UK LLP

Kennedy Kamande Wangari

Language: Kikuyu and Kiswahili Data Scientist @ AWS Educate Cloud and deeplearning.ai

Femi Olah

Language: Yoruba Researcher

Perez Ogayo

Language: Luo and KiswahiliComputer Science Student @Africa Leadership University (KE)

Isaac Thani

Language: Panya and Minda Software Engineer

Moshood Olawale Yekini

Language: Yoruba, Hausa, Fulani and ArabicSoftware Engineer

Gilles Hacheme

Language: Fon, French, EnglishMachine Learning Engineer

Clemencia Siro

Language: Kiswahili Machine Learning student @AIMS-Rwanda (KE)

Idris Abdulmumin

Language: Hausa Researcher @Ahmadu Bello University (NG)

Temilola Oloyede

Language: Pidgin, YorubaSoftware Engineer

Tekevwe Kwakpovwe

Language: Urhobo Software Engineer (NG)

Barbara Ruth C

Language: FularSoftware Engineer (DE)

Gbenga Jayeola

Language: YorubaMachine Learning (NG)

Anebi Emmanuel

Language: Hausa and IdomaSoftware Engineer (NG)

Derguene Mbaye

Language: WolofResearch Engineer @BAAMTU (SEN)

Halleluyah Oluwatobi Aworinde

Language: YorubaMachine Learning Researcher @Bowen University (NG)

Ankur Kejriwal

Machine Learning Researcher (IN)

Ana Marasovic

Language: English and CroatianNLP Researcher @Allen Institute for AI, University of Washington

Samuel Sunday Henshaw

Language: Hausa and Efik-IbibioSoftware Engineer and Linguist @Save The Deaf and Endangered Language Initiative (NG)

Iqra Muhammad

Machine Learning Researcher (PhD Student) @University of Liverpool

Herman Masindano Wandabwa

Language: Kiswahili and EnglishMachine Learning Researcher @Auckland University of Technology (KE)

Eliud Ngaruiya

Language: Kikuyu and KiswahiliMachine Learning @University of Nairobi (KE)

Joseph Otoo

Language: Fanti, Twi and GaMachine Learning @Centre for Research, Data Science and IT Solutions (GH)

Hady Elsahar

ML & NLPResearch Scientist @ Naver Labs Europe

Garang Maker Thiong

Language: Dinka and KiswahiliML/AI & NLPMachine Learning Engineer (SSD & CA)

Sokhar Samb

Language: WolofML & NLP (SE)

Israel Abebe

Language: Amharic Machine Learning Student @AIMS-GHANA (ETH)

Olorunniisola Alagbe

Language: YorubaNLP (NG)

Gabriel Kwadwo Afram

Language: Twi, NafanraML & NLP @University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani (GH)

Verrah Otiende

Language: LuoResearch & Data Acquisition (KE)

Kiflay Teweldebrhane

Language: TigrinyaSoftware Engineer (UK)

Betty Mirembe

Language: LugandaResearch & Data Acquisition (UG)

Oluwafunmito Blessed O.

Software Engineer (NG)

Tunde Oladimeji

Language: Kiswahili, Hausa, Yoruba, West African Pidgin English Software & ML Engineer (US)

Victoire Memdjokam Koagne

Language: Ghomala'Linguistics & ML (CM)

Colin Leong

Language: Igbo, Twi, South-East Asian languagesSoftware & ML Engineer @University of Dayton Research Institute (US/China/Singapore)

Birba Delwende Elaine

Language: Moore, Dioula, FrenchSoftware & ML Engineer @Deep4e (BF)

Kwamena Amo-Dadey

Language: TwiML & NLP (GH)

Shamsuddeen Hassan Muhammad

Language: HausaML & NLP @Bayero University-Kano (NG)

David Ifeoluwa Adelani

Language: Yoruba, Nigerian PidginML & NLP Researcher @Saarland University (NG)

Chiamaka Chukwuneke

Language: IgboNLP @Lancaster University (NG)

Seraphina Goldfarb-Tarrant

Language: KiswahiliML & NLP @University of Edinburgh (US/AUS)

Michael S Chavinda

Language: NdebeleSoftware & NLP Engineer @Google (ZI)

Gigi Kenneth

Language: PidginML & NLP (NG)

Aremu Anuoluwapo

Language: Yoruba, Nigerian PidginNLP @University of Lagos (NG)

Phylis Ngigi

Language: Kiswahili, Nairobi Sheng (Slang)ML & NLP (KE)

Ifenna Okoye

Language: Igbo, Nigerian PidginSoftware & NLP Engineer (NG)

Damilola Adebonojo

Language: YorubaLinguistics & Translation (NG)

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