Stay networked. Get informed. Broadcast your projects.
The Supreme Court of Kenya on 31st March gave a ruling on the Presidential Elections petitions, paving way for the Jubilee Coalition government to take over the running of the national government for the next five years. Of interest to many Kenyans as well as the ICT sub-sector is the Jubilee Coalition promise to provide solar powered laptops to every child within the first 100 days in office.
The relevant part of the Jubilee manifesto reads:
Posted on April 3, 2013 at 9:30am
In December 2007 Kenya held her third General Elections under multiparty democracy. After announcement of the results, violence broke out in many parts of the country, with claims that the elections had been rigged. An agreement that came to be known as the National Accord was brokered by an African Union sponsored panel of African personalities. Under this framework, an Independent Review Commission (IREC) led by Judge Johann Kriegler was formed and tasked with investigating the cause of…Continue
Posted on March 22, 2013 at 4:00pm
(not in any order, not exhaustive)
Open Data and e-Government
Inclusion of youth and women
Posted on July 17, 2012 at 11:12am — 1 Comment
On July 24th 2011, we attended the 8th KENIC AGM. As you know KENIC is a multistakeholder organisation so membership is drawn from government (CCK), Private sector (registrars, ISPs) and public through civil society. The minutes will be put online but here are some highlights from the meeting:
Google is partnering with KENIC to increase local content. KENIC gave Google a chance to make a presentation to especially registrars on how they can partner especially to increase…Continue
Posted on July 29, 2011 at 10:14am
HAKI NA KANUNI 10 ZA MTANDAO WA INTERNET
Hati hii inafafanua haki na kanuni kumi muhimu ambazo ni msingi kwa uongozi bora wa Mtandao wa Internet (Mtandao). Zimekusanywa na Muungano wa Haki na Kanuni za Mtandao (Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles), ambao ni mkusanyiko wazi wa watu binafsi na mashirika yanayozingatia haki za kibinadamu katika Mtandao. Kanuni hizi zinazingatia viwango vya haki za kibinadamu vya kimataifa na zimetokana na Mkataba wa Haki na Kanuni za…Continue
Posted on July 4, 2011 at 11:30am