Growing AfricaR communities
In hindsight, February may not have been the best time to launch a network of Meetup groups dedicated to R programming across Southern Africa. Kudos to Forwards, the R Foundation taskforce for underrepresented groups, for doing it anyway. Chair of Forwards Dr Heather Turner has much to say about the successes and struggles so far, from SatRday workshops in Kampala and R-Ladies, to the inevitable charting of coronavirus. Read her words here.