Tools for Data Journos

Code4SA's curated list of tools for data journalists for writing, finding and investigating stories.

Detailed demographics and election results for everywhere in South Africa, right down to the ward level. Age, income, household goods, employment, toilets, water and other service delivery details across the country from the 2011 Census.

Full local by-laws for Cape Town and Johannesburg, with more on the way. Easy to search, read and share.

Parliamentary Monitoring Group -

Everything from the day-to-day workings of parliament, including committee memberships, meeting reports, hansards and questions and replies.

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SA Newsmakers

Who shows up the most in South African media and why?


Siyazana provides users with a tool to investigate the connections that exist between the private and public spheres in South Africa.

Cape Town Budget Project

The Cape Town Budget Project aims to make the City of Cape Town’s budget more accessible and understandable to citizens.

Medicine Price Registry (MPR)

How much should South Africans be paying for their medicines?

People's Assembly

Connecting people with their representatives.

Open Data Portal

Our open data portal for South African data that doesn't otherwise have a home.

Naked Data Newsletter

Sign up to our Naked Data newsletter. Indespensible for data journalists.

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