The Trouble With Open Data

From *iHub_ iHub Research Sun Nov 11 2012, 23:27:30

By Conrad Akunga (cakunga@innova.co.ke) Unless you have been living under the proverbial rock, you must have come across the term OpenData, either professionally or personally. However as with many novel concepts penetrating the local ICT lexis, much more heat than light has been generated about OpenData. The premise is simple. Government is the largest collector and [...] Related posts:

An Open Experiment: Increasing Open Data Consumption in Kenya The Open Data Pre-Incubator (Part I) Background The open data...

Call for Open Data's Code4Kenya fellows Do you want to help kickstart a media and civil...

The Open Data Pre- Incubator The full power of Open Data in Kenya is yet...

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Gambia:   Why I Should Remain President - Jammeh (news)
Premium Times
16 January 2017

The Gambia's outgoing leader, Yahya Jammeh, continued to insist on Monday he would not step aside for President-elect Adama Barrow to be sworn-in on January 19, brushing aside international calls and ... [read more]

Zimbabwe:   Pastor Arrested Over Mugabe Death Prophecy (news)
New Zimbabwe
16 January 2017

Kariba based pastor Patrick Mugadza who last week predicted the death of President Robert Mugabe by claiming 93-year-old would breathe his last on October 17 was arrested this Monday at the Harare ... [read more]

Gambia:   Gambia President-Elect Adama Barrow's Son Dies After Dog Bite (news)
Premium Times
16 January 2017

A son of Gambia's President-elect, Adama Barrow, has died after being bitten by a dog, the BBC has reported. Eight-year-old Habibou Barrow was reported to have died on the way to the hospital on ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!