Data Scientist, Data Journalist, Technology Evangelist, and the Godfather of the Girentiya Post.
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Piqsels.com

The concept of data journalism is allowing data to pave context and build in credibility to the story. Datasets can be found ready made in the internet, or created by extracting it from multimedia files (pdf, videos, audio) or from people through a series of interviews, analysis, research and any other means of discovery which will result in a wholesome set of information to be used as a point of reference for readers, communities, governments, etc.

Its process has a series of steps that anyone can learn and master.[ It has unlimited uses and benefits, and has a huge positive impact on the communities and readers. …


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There were always these stories of corruption in bidding, when suppliers tend to try to use bribes and many other twisted ways to get any piece of information on the bids from the employees working in the organisation/company that are offering their bids.

Well, Sudan Bid is somehow trying to solve such a probelm. It is an online tendering platform that was found in 2020, and enables both suppliers and buyers the opprtunity to conduct their tendering transactions in a transparent environment with equal opportunities for all.

Buyers can join the platform using this form in the website, and Suppliers can join using this form. The buyers who used Sudan Bid so far include: UN Organisations, British Council, Goethe Institut, Dal Group, and the Sudanese Ministry of Health. …


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الحياة غريبة و مليئة بالأشياء الجميلة و القبيحة و تلك التي لا نجد كلمات دقيقة لوصفها و أحيانا تكون سهلة و أحيانا أخرى تكون صعبة. و لكن الشيء المؤكد أن هذه الحياة الدنيا ستنتهي يوما ما إما أن تفوتك هي بأن تقوم القيامة أو تفوتها أنت بأن تموت. لذلك سأسرد لكم بعض القصص عن من سار في طريق نصرة الحق و مات عليه علها تكون لكم مُلهِمَةً و تكشف لكم زيف الحياة الدنيا الرخيصة و تنشطكم على الانجاز و التقدم في الحياة.

مصر القديمة


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Twitter is a robust space for digital platforms and also for businesses in Sudan, so that’s why I ran a poll in December, 2020 to find out the top Sudanese Twitter Accounts for each sector, category, and type. The platforms are from different sectors, and so are the businesses. In addition I’ve created a dashboard on Tableau, in case you’re interested in having a detailed view just right here in this link.


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We’ve all experienced the lockdown issue in this pandemic of Coronavirus, which will come to us in a second wave. In the lockdown the people shifted enormously to using e-commerce and e-payment applications all around the world including Sudan. However, Sudan faced obstacles in implementing this concept in a wide scale.

Many people diverted to use mobile applications for ordering daily groceries, medics, and shopping for anything else including Sudan. Which brings me to mentioning the delivery and e-payment apps that are available in Sudan for people to install and share them with their peers:

Delivery Mobile Applications

1.Dukani

Dukani is a grocery delivery app, which is available in both Android and Apple. …


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It’s known to all of us that the youthful community in Sudan rarely get the chance to lead and gain experience in the governmental bodies and activities. Here is where the strategy simulation games come in to fill this gap.

One of these strategy simulation games is the 25-years old Sid Meier’s Civilization Series. The latest release is Civilization 6.

In this game you might not be able to simulate the exact current environment of the world, but you’ll be able to simulate unlimited number of possible scenarios.

You’ll be acting as the leader of the country in this game. People can gain an insight about exports and imports of resources, debts, waging wars, diversification of economy, forging alliances, founding of cities, farming, become a superpower. …


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Whenever a company owner or a startup founder wants to have a website or mobile application for a project, he/she either assign it to one the employees or outsource it another specialized company or freelancer. Throughout this article, I’ll be shedding some spotlight on two of the main Local Sudanese Firms in the field of B2B software and web development in Sudan. Any other foreign company is excluded in this article.

Narbase Technologies


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The best way for anyone to explore a community’s perspective, challenges, culture, history, tradition, and interests is not by reading the long and boring articles written by sophisticated foreign journalists. It’s by reading the articles written by the people in these communities by their own words to the world, and to correct the misconception made by the Western Media and other media platforms of placing the Sudanese community in the slot of uncivilized underdeveloped communities.

You see there are four main Sudanese Digital Magazines and each one of them has a unique touch, and an area of life that it concentrates on. …


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Socrates

Analytical thinking is the art of breaking down complex information about a topic to smaller and less complex pieces of information to understand what’s happening and to reach an evidence-based solution for the riddle about the topic being researched.

What’s the process of analytical thinking?

The general and main series of steps in the process of analytical thinking are:

1) Issue or topic identification.

2) Information, data, and evidence collection.

3) Dismantling of the collected material to smaller pieces.

4) Subjugate the information to logic and reason.

5) Evaluation of viewpoints and opinions.

6) Identification of patterns and cause and effect.

7) Elimination of extraneous material.

8) Scheme and test the conclusions that have been reached. …


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There’s a number of interesting Sudanese Podcast Channels that you might find quite handy.

Sudev — Arabic

This is a podcast about software development, and other topics related to the technological careers in general and in Sudan in specific.

Hiwarat Podcast — Arabic

Hiwarat is about economy in Sudan and discussing possible solutions on how to solve the current issues and how to improve the economy.

Hassan Talks! — English

Hassan discusses an issue or tell a story in each episode with a Sudanese Guest or a Non-Sudanese Professional if needed to cover a topic through an interview.

SudanMoves: Khartoum Podcast — Arabic

Khartoum Podcast talks about the history, heritage, and culture of the Capital City of Khartoum. …

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