Crisis tracking Ushahidi is best weblog in Deutsche Welle's The BOBs.

Posted: 18 Apr 2010   Print   Send a link
journalism.co.uk, 16 Apr 2010, Judith Townend: "Ushahidi, the crowd-sourced site for tracking crises, has scooped the top prize for best weblog in this year's Deutsche Welle BOBs. The site, founded by an American and African team in Kenya in 2008, aims to provide information to citizens during traumatic events. ... 'The jury was ultimately won over by Ushahidi's innovative approach to collecting and compiling information from users and the important role it has already played in crisis situations throughout the world,' announced the BOB award organisers." Winners in all other categories at The BOBs website. See also Deutsche Welle, 15 Apr 2010.