Nandi County’s Data Desk was officially launched on 5th May 2022 amidst pomp and glamour at the County headquarters in Kapsabet, making it the second county to establish the facility that collects, curates, analyzes and publishes relevant county data, in line with their commitments to the Open Government Partnership.
We recently held the second data leaders fellowship programme workshop on 29th September 2021 at the Lake Naivasha Country Club. It was great to interact with all the data fellows we have been working closely with throughout this programme. Read on to find out more about how it went.
Eight years after it gained popularity in Kenya, WhatsApp is now not only owned by Facebook but has more features added to it making it more appealing for masses and increasing its penetration in most countries worldwide. With the new ownership came new terms and conditions in 2012 which most users agreed to without reading. A new set of terms and conditions were unveiled by the company early this year which caused quite a stir online. Data protection experts, governments and civil societies went up in arms with the new terms and the extent in which individual and business data is collected from the platform.
At the Open Institute, we convened an informal lunch time chat to discuss the new terms and conditions and to try and explain what the impact of them would be to the everyday citizen.
In Kenya, there is a widespread notion that, in order to receive services from a public office, one must know someone influential in that office.
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Imagine you are driving from one city to another in your country and a policeman stops you for speeding. The correct process that should be
The Ministry of ICT issued an invitation to members of the public to comment on the data protection regulations on civil registrations through the press.
Every day in the week leading up to the Academy Awards, February 17th to 21st, ONE and Accountability Lab will unveil a category for our
Our founder, Al Kags is happy to publish Players or Spectators – Observations on CSO Participation in the Open Government Partnership, a culmination of a
Kenya is one of the 65 participating countries of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a multilateral initiative that seeks to make governments more open, accountable and responsive