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Open Duka and the Transformative Power of Open and Visualized Data

GUEST BLOGGER: MICHAEL MURUNGI, CEO, KENYA LAW Leafing through a print edition of the Kenya Gazette has always been more like looking for a morsel of information in an encyclopaedia…

Post-2015 and the Data Revolution.

I recently had the honour of participating in the Dialogue on Data for accountability within the post-2015 agenda framework earlier this year in New York.  Organised by the UNDP, it…

The Open Data Delusion

The open data movement has grown exponentially in a relatively short period of time. Many countries and cities have been rolling out initiatives and embracing the potential value that comes…

Open Duka, Tech for Transparency, and Learning Kung-Fu

This is a cross-post from Global Integrity Submitted by Nathaniel Heller on 21 February , 2014 - 12:53 PM - Open Duka, Tech for Transparency, and Learning Kung-Fu The great…

Summary of Open Data Day Kenya

High energy, high engagement and many ideas characterised this year's edition of Open Data Day in Kenya. Open Institute hosted the event in 3 cities in Kenya: Mombasa in partnership…

Gearing up for Open Data Day Kenya

The International Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to develop applications, liberate data, create visualisations and publish analyses using open public data to show support…

Making transparency real: Why Open Duka is important

Recently in the Kenyan press, it emerged that there was ambiguity as to the company that may have been awarded the controversial Kshs 327 billion contract to build the Standard…

Open Institute Launches the Open Duka Platform

The Open Institute is pleased to announce the launch of the Open Duka platform. Open Duka was conceptualised as a catalytic tool for transparency, accountability and governance. As a tool, Open…

Meeting IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde

THIS WEEK I MEET MS. CHRISTINE LAGARDE, MD, IMF. This week, the 11th Managing Director of the IMF, Ms. Christine Lagarde is in Nairobi, at the end of a three…

Connecting Widely at the Open Government Partnership Summit in London

Two weeks ago London was host to the Open Government Partnership Summit in which government representatives and civil society from over 60 countries convened over three days to discuss among…