WANJIKU: Open Data should help in anti-graft war - Daily Nation | Kenya
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"In July 2011, Kenya became the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to launch an Open Data portal for the first time giving citizens public and free access to key information that anchors policy-making. The Open Data portal was expected to provide openness and engagement on government spending and eventually help fight corruption. The portal was to house spending information from all ministries; from spending on tea to healthcare. The portal was also to provide policy makers and government officials the feedback necessary to improve service delivery and was officially opened by former president Mwai Kibaki as a sign of the government’s commitment...."