Opinion articles

Open Gazettes: We'd really appreciate some help.

Code for South Africa and SAFLII need your help to build the largest digital collection of freely available gazettes.

Open Gazettes Open Data
Building great data tools is not enough

All too often powerful, simple-to-use data tools for journalists are built and, after an initial buzz, they end up hardly being used by the very users they target.

Open Data
Why our work matters

Occasionally I wonder why our work matters. How does it make our lives easier and promote better engagement with government. I have a sad tale to tell about a garden that I planted which was subsequently destroyed by the council and how I plan to get to the bottom of it.

Open By-laws Active Citizenry