EDSA: To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate: It’s not a Question by EXPLORE Data Science Academy
Analysing social media sentiment towards vaccines
South Africa
HealthMediaClassificationNLPUnstructuredSDG3
200 data scientists enrolled
180 on the leaderboard
2 July (3 months)
UmojaHack Senegal: Challenge Expresso sur la prédiction d’attrition des clients (churn) by UmojaHack Africa
Prédire quand un abonné d’Expresso passera à un autre fournisseur
Senegal
Customer serviceTelecomPredictionStructured
2,331,000 FCFA
67 data scientists enrolled
15 on the leaderboard
27 June 10:00 (9 hours)
UmojaHack Ghana: Expresso Churn Prediction Challenge by UmojaHack Africa
Predict when an airtime customer will move to another provider
Ghana
Customer serviceTelecomPredictionStructured
GHC 23,200
75 data scientists enrolled
24 on the leaderboard
27 June 09:00 (9 hours)
UmojaHack Rwanda: Expresso Churn Prediction Challenge by UmojaHack Africa
Predict when an airtime customer will move to another provider.
Rwanda
Customer serviceTelecomPredictionStructured
RWF 3,800,000
91 data scientists enrolled
29 on the leaderboard
27 June 08:00 (9 hours)
Fighting Fire with Data Hackathon
Predicting Burned Area in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
ConservationPredictionStructured
60 data scientists enrolled
23 on the leaderboard
27 June 07:45 (9 hours)
Swahili News Classification Challenge
Can you create a classification algorithm to identify Swahili news articles by category?
Tanzania
MediaClassificationNLPUnstructured
225,000 Tsh
30 data scientists enrolled
14 on the leaderboard
19 June 07:00 (62 hours)
Zindi Mentorship #1: Financial Inclusion in Africa by Zindi Mentorship Program
Predict who is most likely to have a bank account
Africa
Financial ServicesPredictionStructured
20 data scientists enrolled
16 on the leaderboard
19 June (2 months)
SANSA AWS Informal Settlements in South Africa by #ZindiWeekendz
Use high resolution satellite imagery from urban South Africa to identify the locations of informal settlements
South Africa
GovernmentComputer VisionSatelliteSDG1
$1,000 USD
193 data scientists enrolled
78 on the leaderboard
12 June 12:00 (60 hours)
Insurance Prediction by DSN AI+ Unilorin
A learning competition
Nigeria
InsuranceConstructionPredictionStructured
23 data scientists enrolled
13 on the leaderboard
11 June (7 days)
Sendy Logistics Challenge by DSN Ai+ Club Unilag
Predict the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for motorbike deliveries in Nairobi
Nigeria
LogisticsPredictionStructuredLocation
37 data scientists enrolled
10 on the leaderboard
23 May (7 days)
The Zimnat Insurance Assurance Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Predict when an insurance policy will lapse in Zimbabwe
Africa
InsurancePredictionStructured
$300 USD
314 data scientists enrolled
97 on the leaderboard
22 May 12:00 (60 hours)
Akeed Restaurant Recommendation Hackathon by #ZindiWeekendz
Predict which restaurants in Oman customers will most likely order from
Africa
Customer servicePredictionStructured
$300 USD
272 data scientists enrolled
58 on the leaderboard
15 May 12:00 (60 hours)
Sendy Logistics Challenge by EXPLORE Data Science Academy
Predict the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for motorbike deliveries in Nairobi
South Africa
LogisticsPredictionStructuredLocation
260 data scientists enrolled
78 on the leaderboard
11 May (4 months)
COVID-19 Tweet Classification Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you identify tweets about coronavirus without using keywords?
Africa
MediaClassificationUnstructuredNLP
$300 USD
216 data scientists enrolled
142 on the leaderboard
8 May 12:00 (60 hours)
Sendy Logistics Challenge by Alliance4AI ALU Chapter
Predict the estimated time of arrival (ETA) for motorbike deliveries in Nairobi
Rwanda
TransportationLogisticsPredictionStructured
62 data scientists enrolled
36 on the leaderboard
1 May (3 days)
To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate: It’s not a Question by #ZindiWeekendz
Analysing social media sentiment towards vaccines
Africa
HealthMediaClassificationNLPUnstructuredSDG3
$300 USD
222 data scientists enrolled
130 on the leaderboard
24 April 12:00 (60 hours)
Spot the Mask Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you predict whether a person in an image is wearing a face mask? #masks4all
Africa
SafetyHealthComputer VisionUnstructuredImageSDG3
$300 USD
425 data scientists enrolled
147 on the leaderboard
17 April 11:59 (60 hours)
Urban Air Pollution Challenge by #ZindiWeekendz
Can you predict air quality in cities around the world using satellite data?
Africa
SafetyPredictionStructuredSDG15
$300 USD
254 data scientists enrolled
126 on the leaderboard
10 April 11:59 (60 hours)
South African COVID-19 Vulnerability Map by #ZindiWeekendz
Can we infer important COVID-19 public health risk factors from outdated data?
Africa
GovernmentPredictionStructured
$300 USD
341 data scientists enrolled
179 on the leaderboard
3 April 11:59 (60 hours)
UmojaHack #3: Hotspots (BEGINNER) by UmojaHack Africa
Predicting fires in the DRC
Africa
ConservationAgriculturePredictionStructured
$400 USD
624 data scientists enrolled
156 on the leaderboard
21 March 09:00 (8 hours)