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Did you take the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme - IGCBP from DiploFoundation? If so, in which year? Who was tutoring you?
2009, Mwende (tutor)
Where did you ¨discover¨ this Community portal?
from a blog entry on our online class
What are you currently doing today and projects you have related to Internet governance?
I am an Associate at KICTANet www.kictanet.or.ke a platform for Kenya ICT policy discussions
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A Brief on Technology and Elections in Kenya 2017

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 (…


Posted on January 4, 2017 at 5:00am

Technology and Violence against Women

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…


Posted on August 11, 2015 at 6:30pm

#KeIGF Online Discussions Day 6: Openess

We hope you are all well post POTUS visit.
Due to the the national activities last week, we were not able to post the last issue for discussion. Many of you had requested for a discussion on openness of the Internet and so we shall tackle that today. You are also welcome to contribute to all the other discussion threads from last week as we gear up for the face to face KeIGF . 
The idea of an open Internet is the idea that the full resources of the…

Posted on July 27, 2015 at 7:50am

#KeIGF15 Online Discussions Day Five: Emerging Issues

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

#KeIGF15 Online Discussions Day Four: Management of Critical Internet Resources

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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At 3:56pm on December 5, 2009, Henry Owera said…
It was great meeting you in Sharm. Am still figuring out how to edit the vid before sharing it with the IGF community.
At 6:44pm on April 1, 2009, Poncelet O. Ileleji said…
Hello Grace from the Gambia, it will be interesting to know what kind of articles you writing on IG on the newspaper and your target audience etc.


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