Two Kenyans among top digital advocates - The East African

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"Mr Thigo, who currently serves as the Point of contact for the Open Government Partnership (OGP), leads philanthropic engagement on Sustainable Development Goals with private sector foundations and also acts as national focal point for the global partnership on Sustainable Development Data.

Ms Kwamboka is credited for helping co-ordinate the Open Kenya initiative, a project designed to open government data to the public in reusable formats."


"Others are Mauritus Minister for Technology, communication and Innovation Yogida Sawmynaden; Nigeria’s Hamzat Lawal an open data activist and the co-founder of Connected Development, a non-government organisation that uses digital technologies to increase government accountability; and Nnenna Nwakanma, the interim policy director at World Wide Web Foundation."


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Date tagged:

08/20/2018, 10:52

Date published:

08/20/2018, 06:52