When you come across the term ‘fake news’, you will most likely think it has something to do with politics. This is because the majority of the research and attention given to fake news has been focused on its use in politics and election campaigns. However, misinformation and disinformation also presents a big challenge in […]
For two straight months, the Kenyan media covered the Obado and Maribe trials more than any other issue. Between September and October, 32% of all main headlines across Daily Nation, The Star and People Daily were about the trials. Should we be concerned about this?
Dear Kenyans, this is just a reminder that a majority of the mainstream media you consume is either owned by or has owners closely affiliated to politicians.. pic.twitter.com/xT3NtTdTBP — Odipo Dev (@OdipoDev) October 30, 2018 Odipodev is a data analytics and research firm operating out of Nairobi. They can be contacted on email@example.com
Between 2014-16, over 70% of all government entities did not receive a clean bill of health from the Auditor General for their spending. On average, 11% of them had financial records so bad that the OAG could not access them. pic.twitter.com/kIG6Fdq2CY — Odipo Dev (@OdipoDev) October 10, 2018 Odipodev is a data analytics and research […]
At Sh3 trillion (US$29 billion), Kenya’s budget for the 2018/2019 financial year is the highest spending plan in Kenya’s financial history, an increase of 10% from the previous financial year. According to Treasury, just over half or Sh1.74 trillion (US$19 billion) will be raised through taxes and government fees while another Sh558 billion will be raised from […]
From our estimates, close to 10% of stories told about Kenya in international media outlets this year were to do with corruption. Essentially meaning that corruption has become part of our national identity. Kenyan media have uncovered over 40 scandals since 2013, have a look.. pic.twitter.com/3MrKUJT11T — Odipo Dev (@OdipoDev) June 3, 2018 Explore the corruption […]
Data visualisation from the Independent Medico Legal Unit (IMLU) reports on extra-judicial executions in Kenya between 2013 and 2017.
Findings from Auditor General Reports during the period 2014-2016
Data visualisation of the election petitions post the 2017 Kenya Election
Data visualisation of the Gubernatorial race in the 2017 Kenya Election
Data on funding for the 2017 Kenya Election by country and thematic area