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Open Government Data is starting to make an impact but African initiatives are scarce
November 7, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Open Government Data is starting to make an impact but African initiatives are scarce

New research conducted by World Wide Web Foundation and Open Data Institute finds African open data initiatives to have good intentions but limited reach and impact.

Open Development Technology Alliance supports African programs
July 15, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Open Development Technology Alliance supports African programs

Six African programs the Open Development Technology Alliance has supported in the past two years include open data, mapping, a mobile survey, and a hackathon.

Kenya Open Data two years later
July 12, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Kenya Open Data two years later

Now two years old, the Kenya Open Data Initiative has set a high standard for Open Data in Africa. The platform – the first of its kind in a developing country – has encouraged government transparency within Kenya and beyond.

Malawi’s first data literacy bootcamp tackled voter participation, healthcare ratings, food security, and more
June 25, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Malawi’s first data literacy bootcamp tackled voter participation, healthcare ratings, food security, and more

Malawi’s first Data Literacy Bootcamp was recently held in Lilongwe. The aim was two-fold: to teach participants how to analyze data and then to have participants use this data to solve real issues and challenges.

Inactive African Twitter accounts we wish would return
April 17, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Inactive African Twitter accounts we wish would return

A diverse mix of African Twitter accounts that have been silent for more than 40 days.

OA News: April 1-14, 2013 (General Africa)
April 14, 2013 ♦ No Comment

A bi-weekly recap of general African ICT news and developments from all over the continent.