Africa

Whether promoting safety and better policing in Ghana or fighting grand corruption in Nigeria, Africa has welcomed the open government movement in transformational ways.

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In Kenya, citizens ensure 30 percent of public procurement opportunities are set aside for youth, women, people with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups.

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Civil society organizations in South Africa partnered with the government to create a public service accountability monitor.

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COMMITMENTS TO WATCH

In Sekondi-Takoradi, citizens are empowered to report on irregular construction and apply for permits more transparently.

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Local officials in rural Kenya establish a WhatsApp-based channel to directly communicate with citizens.

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In a country where secrecy is ubiquitous, new legislation puts business ownership details in the public eye.

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From private toilets to community policing, the twin cities of Sekondi-Takoradi benefit from an ambitious citizen engagement program.

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Through the “Eyes and Ears” project, citizens help monitor government projects.

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