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Open Africa Summit – Beyond the Hype

This weekend, leading lights in the global Open Data scene will attend the Open Africa Summit, a “Think/Do” meeting to be held in Zanzibar between October 6 – 9, to help finalise plans for a major new Open Africa initiative. Organised by the African Media Initiative in partnership with the US State Department and the World…

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Open Data in word collage
The Power of Open: my reflections

I said yesterday that, I am likely to have more to say as part of the discussion started by Nathaniel Heller of Global Integrity Commons, wherein he wondered whether Open Data is a good idea for the Open Government Partnership. Of course, I hold that it is a necessary component of any truly open government. Today I met with a young…

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Welcome to the Open Institute Website

It’s a great pleasure to welcome you to the Open Institute Website. The Open Institute is a catalyst think-do tank of Domain Experts that provide technical and advisory services in the Open Data and Open Governance Space to Governments, CSO’s, Media and Corporate Companies. In doing s the Institute supports governments and other civic organizations…

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