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In Nigeria, the government’s anti-corruption campaign relies in part on this data NGO

By Brendon Bosworth Nigeria has a less-than-rosy reputation for corruption. The country ranks 136th out of 176 on Transparency International’s most recent Corruption Perceptions Index. Editors note: This article first appeared in Citiscope.org and is reprinted with permission. Citiscope.org as an independent, nonprofit media startup, focused on finding innovations in cities around the world and spreading the word about them …

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Downtown Doha

Urban Revitalisation in Middle East Cities

Over the past fifty years, development in the rapidly-growing cities of the Arabian Gulf has been based primarily on ‘greenfield’ …

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Texas Wind Power

Best States to add Solar Power and Wind Energy

A massive 16 GW of renewable energy (RE) was installed in the United States in 2016, adding more new electricity …

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Smart Cities

‘Smart’ city report advises local leaders to plan ahead

By David Hatch Technologies such as wireless sensors, digital government portals, crowdsourcing and mobile phone apps can help cities boost …

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Cleveland At Night

In Cleveland, Bridging the Digital Divide and Workforce Training Gets a Boost

I don’t consider myself a techie. I don’t know how to code, I couldn’t tell you the first thing about …

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Blockchain

Tangled up in Blockchain: Blockchain, communities and their global implications for a new energy paradigm

The promise: Off grid communities producing and sharing resilient, cost-effective solar energy without an electricity supplier, and generating a SolarCoins as …

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Work Commute

Improving the Journey to Work Benefits Commuters, Communities, and Companies

Every day an estimated 130 million Americans travel to jobs located in dense urban centers, suburban office parks, and rural …

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The people power behind Mexico City’s new constitution

By Gregory Scruggs MEXICO CITY, Mexico — When you think about people drafting a constitution, it might conjure a bunch …

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Global Street Design Guide

In the time it takes you to read this post, five people will die. Not from heart attacks or handgun …

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