Kenya open data initiative has hit a dead end, says PS

Less than two years after the government launched the Kenya open data initiative, the project has hit a dead end with organisations refusing to release data to be uploaded to the public portal.

Saturday November 10 2012

PHOTO | FILE President Mwai Kibaki flanked by Minister for Information and Communications, Hon. Samuel Poghisio tour an exhibition stand during the official launch of the Government Open Data Web Portal at KICC, Nairobi in 2011.

PHOTO | FILE President Mwai Kibaki flanked by Minister for Information and Communications, Hon. Samuel Poghisio tour an exhibition stand during the official launch of the Government Open Data Web Portal at KICC, Nairobi in 2011. According to Information and Communications PS Bitange Ndemo, the Kenya open data initiative project has hit a dead end with organisations refusing to release data to be uploaded to the public portal. PPS

By CHARLES WOKABI [email protected]
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