Organisation: BudgIT

Over the last couple of years we’ve watched as the Nigerian budget transparency organisation, BudgIT, has grown from hack idea to fuly fledged start up. Oluseun and his team have very kindly compiled a case study and profile of the organisation. We hope that it will prove to be a useful resource for others. Here’s […]

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I don’t really have that much of a head for numbers and row after row of spreadsheet figures has me running for the hills. When people think of national budgets they often think of hundreds of pages of dense figures in impenetrable columns. Yet budgets essentially boil down to something much simpler – money in […]

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It’s been a while since I was in New York for the TABridge Workshop organised by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, but I’ve finally got around to blogging about it. The event brought together donors and practitioners from Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the US with an interest in transparency, budget data and natural […]

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This week, I was invited to present at Mobile Web Africa 2012 in Johannesburg, an international conference exploring the ways in which the internet and applications on mobile phones are contributing to economic growth, supporting businesses and social change in Africa. It was an exciting and interactive event, with presentations, panels and roundtable discussions.  A […]

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Nigeria’s Co-Creation Hub has incubated plenty of exciting projects and Indigo is delighted to announce three grants of £5,000 each to three separate projects. All of the ideas emerged from the Tech-In Governance event, which Indigo supported back in March. The projects we will be supporting are as follows: Citizens Against Rigging Elections (C.A.R.E): This […]

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