Introductions, Our Why and Some News!


Ever wondered the thought behind this podcast, or what the hosts backgrounds are and what they are involved in? This episode seeks to answer that question.

With Iniobong Benson and Opeyemi Kazeem-Jimoh


Show Notes

Well, this month's episode seeks to answer the Why behind the Geospatially Africa Podcast. Join your hosts Iniobong Benson and Opeyemi Kazeem-Jimoh as we answer questions on how we got into geospatial, what we are currently working on, and our hopes for the future of geospatial industry in Africa.   Also get a front-row seat as we cover all the latest events, conferences and "gist" in the geospatial industry as it pertains to Africans.

Finally, we flagged off a new feature - The News Segment - where we shared some news in the geospatial industry, from events, to conferences and software updates.


Some useful links:

FOSS4G Registration -

State of the Map Africa Conference -

The HOT Summit is coming it this year, read about it here. Submit proposals here

OSM Africa Monthly Mapathon - Register here

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Get in touch with the hosts on Twitter

Iniobong Benson @linibenson

Opeyemi Kazeem @oluremi_opeyemi


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Iniobong Iniobong Benson

Iniobong Benson is a Fullstack Developer. GIS Analyst


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