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Welcome to KICTANet,

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multi-stakeholder platform for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation. The network aims to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT enabled growth and development.

25 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Day 3 of 10: How to Develop Skilled Human Capital

Coming late into this one. Human Capital : my 2 cents.   1: Technology changes at an astounding rate, this means playing as we have in matters education, by the time a curriculum is developed, materials prepared, teachers taught and schools prepared, the technology to be taught is obsolete. (I learnt PASCAL in Engineering school […]

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25 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Day 3 of 10: How to Develop Skilled Human Capital

@Walu Thank you, I agree with you that "Free things are never sustainable :-)" Looking forward to the discussion on Universal Access and Fund next week. On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 7:34 PM, Walubengo J <jwalu@yahoo.com> wrote: @Kelvin, Agreed and  quite a good proposal for Universities and otherTertiary institutions being used to train and […]

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25 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Draft ICT Policy 2016 Discussion: – Saturday Interlude, Recap, Next Themes

I wish to thank listers who have so far participated in posting, reading and lurking in the background 🙂 Plse feel free to post some last minute thoughts on Day 1, Day 2 & Day 3 themes covered during the weekend. Otherwise resume next week Monday and finalise the discussions by end of week. Plse […]

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25 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Kenya cuts cost of acquiring .ke domain by a third

In my previous experience at Kictanet, we would call a stakeholder meeting and discuss this opportunity and agree on a way forward. I doubt we will pass legislation to force companies on to .ke but there are several things we can do to gain more use of .ke.  Over to you – KICTANET or KENIC […]

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24 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Kenya cuts cost of acquiring .ke domain by a third

That article is misleading. The registry price for KE has been $6.5 for nearly two years now. Probably more. There is also no law that will requires a new company to have a post office box, or a telkom Kenya phone number, or even a twitter account. We can however give incentives, and continue selling […]

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24 Jun Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Day 3 of 10: How to Develop Skilled Human Capital

@Kelvin, Agreed and  quite a good proposal for Universities and otherTertiary institutions being used to train and increase citizen e-Literacy.  I however disagree on the ‘free’ part . Free things are never sustainable 🙂 Perhaps we could find a way (Policy or Strategy clause)  for Universities/Colleges to get a bit of the Universal Service Fund […]

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