Deep Learning Indaba 2023 What are the Kambule and Alele-Williams Awards? The Thamsanqa Kambule and Grace Alele-Williams Awards recognise and encourage excellence in research and writing by doctoral and master’s candidates, respectively, at African universities, in any area of computational and statistical sciences.  The Kambule Doctoral Award celebrates African research excellence: its recipients uphold Thamsanqa […]


Deep Learning Indaba 2023 What is the Maathai Impact Award? The Wangari Maathai Impact Award encourages and recognises work by African innovators that shows impactful application (including but not limited to technical, societal,  environmental, and economic) of machine learning and artificial intelligence. This award reinforces the legacy of Wangari Maathai in acknowledging the capacity of […]



on Apr 11, 2023 06:40 PM

By Amelia Taylor Machine Learning (ML) is the talk of the tech-town. It is a tool everyone can use and it holds many promises: from being able to reveal hidden information in large data to being able to predict the “future” based on past data and sophisticated heuristics.  ML is seen as the swiss army […]


The IndabaX-nometer is rising higher! This post is about celebrating the IndabaX events which are taking place in African countries in 2023! Entering its 5th year, the annual local Deep Learning Indaba events called IndabaX, are growing stronger. This year, in 2023, a record number of 36 countries in Africa will organise IndabaX events!    […]


Ideathon @ DLI 2022

on Aug 17, 2022 10:26 AM

The Indaba is a learning opportunity, but also an opportunity to connect different actors in the continent around Machine Learning and related topics. This proposal took shape after hearing about the successful experiences from a sister summer school in a different part of the world to build research bridges across the borders. We propose therefore […]


Amal Rannen

Call for IndabaX Organizers

on Sep 10, 2021 09:13 AM

We hope you’ll nominate yourself to join the IndabaX steering committee, which is the leadership team that oversees the IndabaX programme. We are seeking 4-5 new members to join the IndabaX leadership. Nominations due by 31 October 2021. To nominate simply send an email answering a few questions (see below). IndabaX and our Community’s Health […]


Shakir Mohamed