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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.

05 Dec Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: [AFRINIC-Announce] Call for Local Hosts for 2017 AFRINIC Training Workshops is Open

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05 Dec Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Fwd: Short-Term Research Associate Vacancy on Digital Economies and Development: University of Manchester

This might be if interest. Best Alice  Begin forwarded message: From: Richard Heeks <richard.heeks@manchester.ac.uk>Date: 5 December 2016 at 17:51:31 EATTo: Richard Heeks <richard.heeks@manchester.ac.uk>Subject: Short-Term Research Associate Vacancy on Digital Economies and Development: University of Manchester **Please forward to relevant potential applicants**   We are currently advertising a short-term Research Associate post relating to digital economies […]

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05 Dec Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Gambia Shuts Down the Internet

Hi Mose, What about technically savvy governments, hardware and systems are never an issue people are? whenever the US President is in town, it is normal for signals to be jammed from a security stand point, for some reason this has been legitimized yet it is equivalent to the shutdowns, we should not wish away […]

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05 Dec Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Gambia Shuts Down the Internet

Sounds unlikely. From a practical point of view, to ‘shut down’ internet access would require: (1) Telling all ISPs to switch off (is there any legal basis for doing so which would require them to comply??) (2) Gaining physical access to KIXP, and switching off (which would stop inter-ISP local traffic) (3) Gaining physical access […]

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05 Dec Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Gambia Shuts Down the Internet

Any truth in the rumour that GoK is building a facility to help it do exactly that (shut down internet and/or social media if need be, monitor social media and online spaces, etc) during the 2017 election season at the Embakasi Garrison? Ominous! Edwin Kiama Thoughts become things… choose the good ones! ——————————————————————————————————-Social Justice Entrepreneur, […]

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05 Dec Posted by in kictanet | Comments

Gambia Shuts Down the Internet

See how a poor educational/academic incentive structure can affect policy thinking? On Mon, 5 Dec 2016, 05:11 Mwendwa Kivuva via kictanet, <

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