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Puntland Parliament’s move toward implementing access to information initiative first time in Somalia

In the occasion of commemoration of International Day for Universal Access to Information, Bareedo Platform commends the Puntland Parliament's positive move toward adopting and practicing openness of information to the ...
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What is E-Government?

Electronic Governance or E-Governance is the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for providing government services, interchange of statics, communication proceedings, integration of various independent systems and services. Through ...
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Mobile Money Scams Take A Toll In Somalia During COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis

Somali people who are already struggling with the health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, are also distressed by another pandemic of mobile money scams, making the country's largest ...
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Low Uptake Of COVID-19 Vaccine As Somalia Is Now Experiencing A Deadlier New Wave Of The Epidemic

As of April 11, 2021, Somalia has recorded 12,406 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 618 deaths, since March 2020. People aged 60 years and older account for more than 80 per ...
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Bareedo Platform joins in Open Covid Pledge

World has changed in unprecedented ways in the last several weeks due to the Coronavirus pandemic and urgent action is required to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, inform public effectively and ...
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Open Data is pivotal for COVID-19 epidemic response

The availability, openness, dissemination and use of data during the Coronavirus disease pandemic is indispensable and necessary for public benefit to help defeat disinformation and mythms as well as risk ...
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Commemoration of World Open Data Day 2020 Held in Garowe Puntland Somalia

On March 7, 2020 with support of Open Knowledge Foundation, Bareedo Platform organized commemoration of Open Data Day under theme of " Encouraging uptake of local public contracting data in ...
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What is open contracting and its benefits?

What is open contracting? At its core, open contracting consists of: 1) the affirmative disclosure of information; and 2) participation, monitoring, and oversight. According to the Open Contracting Partnership (OCP), ...
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Issues Affecting Digital Rights in Somalia: Online Harassment

The online users and access to internet have been getting momentum in Somalia and at the same time, the breaches of social media have been on the rise. People log ...
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BRIEF REPORT ON ACHIEVEMENTS OF OPEN DATA IN PUNTLAND FOR THE YEAR OF 2019

The term “open data” is something new to the Somali people, but it is definitely time to apply such approach in Somalia. Open data is not a new concept, although ...
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