#OWS – The First Step Towards Real Open Government?
After reading this weekend’s blog posts in the mainstream media in Germany, I am a bit surprised at the traditional view of the “occupy” demonstrations of this past weekend. For instance, the headline published by the most relevant German media site – SPON – was “99% stayed at home.” The […]
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Kenya Government Open Data to expand accountability and governance
On 8th of July 2011 the Government of Kenya launched the Open Government Data Portal, the only government data portal in Sub-Saharan Africa. It has over 160 data sets including the complete 2009 Kenyan national census, national budget data, national and county expenditure, information on healthcare, schools and much more. […]