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Open Data Media Mentions - Kenya

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Row numberTypeAuthorDatePublisherArticle NameURLOpen Data Platforms MentionedHighlights
1Rushda Majeed11/19/2012 12:00:00Princeton UniversityDISSEMINATING THE POWER OF INFORMATION KENYA OPEN DATA INITIATIVE, 2011 – 2012http://www.princeton.edu/successfulsocieties/content/data/policy_note/PN_id206/Policy_Note_ID206.pdfKenyaThe technical team could easily customize Socrata’s Open Data Platform for Kenya’s needs, thereby speeding creation of the site
2Administrator06/27/2012 12:00:00Kenya ICT BoardKenyans called upon to embrace Open Datahttp://www.ict.go.ke/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=443:debate-on-open-data-moves-to-citizens-uptake&catid=113:background-on-open-government-data&Itemid=415Kenya“Government cannot drive the entire open data agenda, we must begin to ask ourselves, ‘what are we all doing ourselves?”
3Amy West07/21/2011 12:00:00iassistKenya Open Datahttp://www.iassistdata.org/resources/tag/socrataSocrata, Kenya"I look forward to using this resource and am very glad that it's makes so much data, especially sub-national data, readily available to me here in the middle of the US!"
4Afrinnovator07/20/2011 12:00:00AfrinnovatorKenya Open Data Initiative: A Developer Perspectivehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=NhRV0GWnleUSocrata, KenyaKenya Open Data Initiative: A Developer Perspective
5Will Mutua 07/20/2011 12:00:00AfrinnovatorKenya Open Data Initiative: A Developer Perspectivehttp://afrinnovator.com/blog/2011/07/20/kenya-open-data-initiative-a-developer-perspective/Socrata, Kenya"For the first time, this opens up doors to what was previously either inaccessible or hard to obtain data"
6Christine Mungai07/10/2011 12:00:00TheEastAfricanKenya allows public online access to govt datahttp://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/business/Kenya+allows+public+online+access+to+govt+data/-/2560/1197916/-/hh4v0e/-/Kenya, Socrata“Kenya has launched an Open Data portal, the first African country to make government data accessible to the ordinary citizen on an Internet-based platform. The portal will allow users to compare information at national, province and county levels. Users will also create maps and other visualisations and directly download data on their computer or mobile phone.”
7Hash07/07/2011 12:00:00White AfricanAfrica’s First National Open Data Initiative: Kenyahttp://whiteafrican.com/2011/07/07/africas-first-national-open-data-initiative-kenya/Socrata, Kenya"There have been many people pushing for this, over many months, and it’s been an exciting process to watch unfold. Foremost amongst the drivers on this has been Dr. Bitange Ndemo, the Permanent Secretary of Information and Communications. This is indeed a very proud moment for Kenya, and a leading position to take on the continent."
8AnonymousFinChannelKenya to Scale-up Transformative ICT Applications http://finchannel.com/Main_News/Banks/106990_Kenya_to_Scale-up_Transformative_ICT_Applications/Kenya“The government has secured an additional US$55.1 million to scale up digital inclusion, content development, and e-government and shared services. According to the World Bank ,the new funding will increase financing under the Kenya Transparency and Communications Infrastructure Project to US$169.5 million.”

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