Ushahidi.com mapping violence in Kenya

There is a impressive Google maps mashup, which is used to map the violence in post-election Kenya. The application visualizes violence e.g. riots, death and property loss an a Google map.


Check out http://www.ushahidi.com/ where this screen shot was taken.

Ushahidi is a great example how state of the art web mashup technology can be used in the context of ICT4D.

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was published on 10.05.2008 by Martin Konzett. It files under global
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  1. ICT4D.at / Ushahidi extended Says:

    […] highly innovative project Ushahidi – initially dedicated to report post-election violence in Kenya by displaying them on Google Maps – […]

  2. ICT4D.at » Blog Archive » MobileActive08: Erik Hersman Says:

    […] an online platform that was developed as a response to post-election violence in Kenya. (See also this and this blog post.) He further says that there is no lack of innovation in Africa, but rather a […]

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