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Kenya has been in campaign mood for the past few months and the controversy surrounding use of technology in the 2017 General Elections in Kenya adds a spanner to the works. In the immediate previous elections, technology was employed in three areas: Biometric Voter Registration (…Continue
Posted on January 4, 2017 at 5:00am
There is a Kenyan audio doing rounds on the Internet about a girl being withdrawing consent in what sounds like a pre-consented sexual encounter. A lot has been said about the violence in the video and I will not belabour that point. It does bring to mind the question of technology and violence against women (techvaw).
Violence against women is any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental…Continue
Posted on August 11, 2015 at 6:30pm
Posted on July 27, 2015 at 7:50am
This topic attempts to provide the space to discuss a variety of
emerging issues in the Internet space.
1. The mandate of WSIS, a meeting of the UN that took place in 2005 in
Tunis is coming to an end. The WSIS process gave birth to the Internet
Governance Forum (IGF) which is up for renewal at end of this year.
From IGF discussions, there are no concrete proposals…
Posted on July 24, 2015 at 9:42am
1. Is there an over arching national policy to guide infrastructure
deployments within the country?
2. What is the current state of fiber optic cable across the country?
Is there any redundancy on the cables laid across the country?
3. Are there policies in place for infrastructure sharing to avoid
each operator laying their own cable thus passing the cost to the…
Posted on July 23, 2015 at 8:32am
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