Fire. Again. With Political Melodrama (yawn.)

I’m sorry, I am completely unable to feel distraught or more than passively chagrined by the unfortunate events at Sinai slum in Nairobi. I am a little annoyed with the government and Kenya Pipeline Company because I hear (and I really haven’t read much about that incident) that the pipeline in question is 10 years …

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The value of Open Data

Today, I have been thinking a great deal about Open Data and the value that would – or should (or maybe must) be assigned to Open Government Data. This is especially because dealing with government officials in Africa, I have found myself needing to make justification for Open Government Data by showing value to them …

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Stop! Let’s take a moment to think about education

Boy, it has been an eventful decade since “the second liberation”, hasn’t it? President Mwai Kibaki is coming on to the sunset of his presidency and perhaps his 5-decade long political career. In his portfolio as he retires to his 1000 acre Sasini Estate farm in Mweiga, Nyeri will be a legacy unmet by his …

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